United States Stamps & Postal History
April 22, 2020

We are pleased to present our April 22, 2020 sale of United States Stamps and Postal History, featuring the collection of Richard Carl. With 740 lots, we have nice sections of Stampless Covers, Free Franks and Autographed letters, Postmasters' Provisionals, an excellent range of imperf. Classics and other 19th Century used and unused, including Fancy Cancels, Civil War Patriotics, Territorial covers, 20th Century with Regular Issues and Commemoratives to $5, Large Die Proofs, Modern Errors and varieties. Back of the book includes Air Post, Postage Dues and more, followed by Confederate States, U.S. Possessions and Large Lots and Collections. Scattered throughout are many graded stamps and plate blocks. Printed catalogs are available on request.

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Lot #281
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 1c-$2 complete set of nine, h.r., fresh, mostly fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #285-293
Catalog Value $4,543
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #282
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 1c-10c, six values, n.h., all well centered, fresh and v.f. group, with 2003-2007 Philatelic Foundation or PSE certificates (1c and 4c with certificates for blocks of four from which they originated)
**
Catalog #285-290
Catalog Value $1,640
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #283
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 4c orange, n.h., well centered, with 2018 PFC graded "VF-XF 85" (SMQ $425)
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Catalog #287
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #284
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 4c orange, 5c blue, 8c violet brown and 10c gray violet, top Plate no. imprint blocks of four, first one regummed, 5c l.h., last two n.h., 10c slightly disturbed gum with faint toning in margin on back, fine group of Trans-Mississippi Plate Blocks,
Box */**
Catalog #287-290
Catalog Value $7,150
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #285
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 8c violet brown, bottom margin plate number block of four, n.h., well centered, fresh and v.f., with 2019 PSAG certificate,
Box **
Catalog #289
Catalog Value $3,400
Unsold
Lot #286
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 10c gray violet, left sheet margin and arrow block of four, top stamps hinged, bottom n.h., fine-v.f. (catalogued as singles)
Box */**
Catalog #290
Catalog Value $1,130
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #287
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 50c sage green, small h.r., fresh color, v.f., with 2018 PFC,
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Catalog #291
Catalog Value $600
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #288
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 50c sage green, l.h., v.f.,
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Catalog #291
Catalog Value $600
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #289
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 50c sage green, small h.r., fine, with 2017 PFC,
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Catalog #291
Catalog Value $600
Unsold
Lot #290
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 50c sage green, small h.r., well centered with wide even margins, fresh color, v.f., with 2004 PFC,
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Catalog #291
Catalog Value $600
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #291
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $1 black, l.h., nicely centered, rich color, v.f., with 2018 PFC,
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Catalog #292
Catalog Value $1,500
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #292
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $1 black, barest trace of a hinge, reperforated, fine appearance,
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Catalog #292
Catalog Value $1,500
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #293
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $1 black, small h.r., reperforated, fine appearance,
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Catalog #292
Catalog Value $1,500
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #294
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $1 black, h.r., well centered, small faults, v.f. appearance,
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Catalog #292
Catalog Value $1,500
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #295
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $1 black, unused (regummed), small faults, fine appearance (catalogued as unused without gum)
(*)
Catalog #292
Catalog Value $850
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #296
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $1 black, unused without gum, fine, with 1980 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #292
Catalog Value $850
Unsold
Lot #297
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $1 black, used, with 2018 PFC graded "VF 80" (SMQ $700)
O
Catalog #292
Unsold
Lot #298
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $1 black, used, small flaws, fine appearance,
O
Catalog #292
Catalog Value $700
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #299
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $2 orange brown, part original gum, small faults, fine appearance,
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Catalog #293
Catalog Value $1,900
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #300
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $2 orange brown, h.r., small faults, fine appearance,
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Catalog #293
Catalog Value $1,900
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #301
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $2 orange brown, l.h., fresh color, v.f., with 2018 PFC,
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Catalog #293
Catalog Value $1,900
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #302
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $2 orange brown, disturbed original gum, nice color, small diagonal crease, otherwise fine, with 2018 PFC,
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Catalog #293
Catalog Value $1,900
Unsold
Lot #303
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $2 orange brown, used, nice color, v.f., with 2017 PSE certificate,
O
Catalog #293
Catalog Value $1,050
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #304
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $2 orange brown, neat oval registry cancel, v.f., with 2018 PFC,
O
Catalog #293
Catalog Value $1,050
Unsold
Lot #305
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $2 orange brown, used, well centered with wide margins, with 2018 PFC graded "XF 90" (SMQ $3,000)
O
Catalog #293
Unsold
Lot #306
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $2 orange brown, very lightly canceled (appears unused), well centered, v.f., with 2004 PFC,
O
Catalog #293
Catalog Value $1,050
Unsold
Lot #307
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $2 orange brown, Registry cancel, short perfs and other minute flaws, fine appearance,
O
Catalog #293
Catalog Value $1,050
Price Realized
$230.00

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