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 #316
United States 1902-08 Issue
1902 1c blue green, 2c carmine, booklet panes of six, l.h., faint thins in selvage, otherwise fine,
Booklet
Catalog #300b,301c
Catalog Value $1,100
Unsold
Lot #317
United States 1902-08 Issue
1902 2c carmine, 4c brown, bottom imprint and plate no. blocks of six, each separated, n.h., fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #301,303
Catalog Value $1,250
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #318
United States 1902-08 Issue
1902 3c and 4c blocks of four, three different shades of each, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f.,
Box *
Catalog #302,303
Catalog Value $1,320
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #319
United States 1902-08 Issue
1902 5c blue, 6c claret and 8c violet black, n.h., well centered, fresh color, v.f., each with 1999-2004 PSE certificate or PFC,
**
Catalog #304-306
Catalog Value $410
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #320
United States 1902-08 Issue
1902 5c dark blue, bottom imprint and plate no.1540 block of six, also 13c purple black, top imprint and plate no.1473 block of six, h.r., first with irregular imprint at bottom left, the latter with pulled perfs at left, scarce plate blocks,
Box *
Catalog #304,308
Catalog Value $1,450
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #321
United States 1902-08 Issue
1902 15c olive green, n.h., well centered with wide margins, with 2019 PFC graded "XF 90" (SMQ $1,250)
**
Catalog #309
Unsold
Lot #322
United States 1902-08 Issue
1902 15c olive green, n.h., well centered, v.f., with 1998 PFC,
**
Catalog #309
Catalog Value $475
Price Realized
$425.00

Lot #323
United States 1902-08 Issue
1902 15c olive green, top imprint and plate no.3208 block of six, l.h. or n.h., fresh and scarce plate block,
Box *
Catalog #309
Catalog Value $3,250
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #324
United States 1902-08 Issue
1902 50c orange, l.h., nicely centered, v.f., with 2019 PSE certificate,
*
Catalog #310
Catalog Value $400
Unsold
Lot #325
United States 1902-08 Issue
1902 50c orange, l.h., well centered, bright color, v.f., with 2004 PFC,
*
Catalog #310
Catalog Value $400
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #326
United States 1902-08 Issue
1902 $2 dark blue, n.h., fresh color, with 2019 PSAG certificate graded "75" (SMQ $1,900)
**
Catalog #312
Price Realized
$1,900.00

Lot #327
United States 1902-08 Issue
1902 $5 dark green, l.h., fine, with 2019 PFC,
*
Catalog #313
Catalog Value $2,000
Price Realized
$800.00

Lot #328
United States 1902-08 Issue
1904 (11 Sep) Gila, Ariz., bold sharp Doane type 2/2 postmark (Meyer 1, rarity 6) tying 2c carmine (natural straight edge at right) on cover to New Brighton, Pa., stated to be the Only Known Postmark From Gila (the Gila Post Office was very short-lived, opening in 1904 and closing the next year)
Envelope
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #329
United States 1902-08 Issue
1906 1c green, 2c scarlet imperf. right imprint and plate no. blocks of six, n.h., v.f., the latter with 2008 PFC,
Box **
Catalog #314,320b
Catalog Value $675
Unsold
Lot #330
United States 1902-08 Issue
1908 5c blue, n.h., large margins all around, with 2019 PSE certificate graded "XF-Sup 95" (SMQ $850)
**
Catalog #315
Price Realized
$600.00

Lot #331
United States 1902-08 Issue
1908 5c blue, l.h., large margins all around, v.f., with a photocopy of a 2015 PFC for a block of four from which it originated,
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Catalog #315
Catalog Value $300
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #332
United States 1902-08 Issue
1908 2c carmine, scarlet and lake, plus 1c-5c, all imperforate horizontal pairs, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #320,320b,320A,343-47
Catalog Value $598
Price Realized
$450.00

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