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 #382
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 1c, 2c and 7c left and top plate no. blocks of six, mostly h.r., fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #405-07
Catalog Value $1,565
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #383
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 8c-30c blocks of four, h.r., fresh, few faint gum thins from hinge removal, otherwise fine-v.f. (catalogued as singles)
Box *
Catalog #414-20
Catalog Value $2,070
Price Realized
$425.00

Lot #384
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 20c ultramarine, h.r., nicely centered, with 2017 PSE certificate graded "VF 80" (SMQ $190)
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Catalog #419
Unsold
Lot #385
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 20c ultramarine, n.h., well centered, v.f., with 1999 PFC,
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Catalog #419
Catalog Value $375
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #386
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 30c orange red, block of four, n.h. and post office fresh, couple of tiny natural dried spots at left, v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #420
Catalog Value $920
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #387
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 Perf. 10, watermarked, 1c-50c complete set of 16, h.r., fresh, mostly fine or better,
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Catalog #424-40
Catalog Value $1,291
Price Realized
$425.00

Lot #388
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 1c green, used, perfectly centered with jumbo margins, with 2008 PSE certificate graded "Superb 98J" (SMQ $350)
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Catalog #424
Unsold
Lot #389
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 2c, 5c, 6c, 7c, 8c, 10c and 11c (2), blocks of four, few n.h., others l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f.,
Box *
Catalog #425/434
Catalog Value $1,200
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #390
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 4c brown, n.h., well centered with wide margins, with 2019 PFC graded "XF 90 XQ" ("Exceptional Quality")(SMQ $225)
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Catalog #427
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #391
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 7c black, n.h., well centered, with 2019 PFC graded "VF 80" (SMQ $200)
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Catalog #430
Unsold
Lot #392
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 8c pale olive green, top margin plate number and imprint block of six, top middle stamp l.h., balance n.h., v.f., with 2018 PSE certificate,
Box *
Catalog #431
Catalog Value $450
Unsold
Lot #393
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 11c dark green, n.h., well centered with jumbo margins, fresh color, with 1999 PFC and 2006 PSE certificate, the latter graded "XF-Sup 95J" (SMQ $650)
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Catalog #434
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #394
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 20c ultramarine, small h.r., well centered, with 2019 PFC graded "VF-XF 85" (SMQ $225)
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Catalog #438
Unsold
Lot #395
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 Perf. 10, 50c violet, h.r., natural gum skips, well centered, v.f.,
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Catalog #440
Catalog Value $425
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #396
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 1c green, horizontal pair, n.h., well centered, beautiful color, with 1999 and 2005 PFCs and a 2006 PSE certificate, the latter graded "XF-Sup 95" (SMQ $525)
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Catalog #443
Unsold
Lot #397
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 4c brown, horizontal pair, h.r., v.f., with 2012 PSAG certificate,
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Catalog #446
Catalog Value $300
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #398
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 2c carmine rose, horizontal joint line pair, l.h., well centered, left stamp with tiny thin, otherwise v.f., with 2016 PFC,
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Catalog #453
Catalog Value $675
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #399
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 3c violet, horizontal pair, l.h., well centered, fresh impression, with 2001 and 2005 PSE certificates, the latter graded "XF 90" (SMQ $775)
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Catalog #456
Price Realized
$625.00

Lot #400
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 3c red violet, wavy line machine cancel, fine, with 2018 PFC,
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Catalog #456
Catalog Value $170
Price Realized
$110.00

Lot #401
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 2c carmine, n.h., margins all around, v.f., with photocopy of a 1986 PFC for a pair from which it originated,
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Catalog #459
Catalog Value $300
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #402
United States 1914-17 Issues
1915 2c pale carmine red, top margin plate number block of six, bottom middle stamp l.h., balance n.h., fine-v.f., with 2019 PSE certificate,
Box *
Catalog #461
Catalog Value $1,500
Unsold
Lot #403
United States 1914-17 Issues
1915 2c pale carmine red, block of four, n.h., fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #461
Catalog Value $1,300
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #404
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 3c violet, n.h., well centered, fresh color, v.f., with 2018 PFC for a block of four from which this came,
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Catalog #464
Catalog Value $165
Unsold
Lot #405
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 3c, 8c, 11c blocks of four, l.h. or h.r., well centered, v.f. (catalogued as singles)
Box *
Catalog #464,470,473
Catalog Value $630
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #406
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 4c orange brown, left sheet margin plate block of six, n.h., well centered, with 2019 PSE certificate graded "VF-XF 85" (price is for ungraded)
Box **
Catalog #465
Catalog Value $1,600
Unsold
Lot #407
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 5c blue, bottom margin plate number single, n.h., with 2018 PSE certificate graded "XF 90" for a strip of three from which this came (SMQ $400)
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Catalog #466
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #408
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 5c blue, left margin plate block of six, n.h., fine-v.f., with 2019 PSE certificate,
Box **
Catalog #466
Catalog Value $1,600
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #409
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 5c carmine, single error, with parts of adjoining stamps on all sides, n.h., v.f., with 2019 PSAG certificate,
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Catalog #467
Catalog Value $800
Unsold
Lot #410
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 5c rose, single error in 2c pane of nine, top middle stamp l.h., balance (including error) n.h., natural straight edge at top, fine,
Box *
Catalog #467
Catalog Value $900
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #411
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 5c rose, single error in 2c block of nine, hinged (error stamp n.h.), natural straight edge at top, pencil notation on middle left stamp, fine,
Box *
Catalog #467
Catalog Value $900
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #412
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 5c carmine, error, lightly canceled, bright color, v.f., seldom seen used, with 2019 PSE certificate,
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Catalog #467
Catalog Value $3,000
Unsold
Lot #413
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 Perf.10, unwatermarked, 6c red orange, right plate no.7138 block of six, n.h., well centered and fresh, traces of oxidation at top and bottom, still fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #468
Catalog Value $2,500
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #414
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 Perf.10, unwatermarked, 7c black, right plate no.7718 block of six, h.r., margin slightly reduced, well centered, fine plate block, with 2014 PFC,
Box *
Catalog #469
Catalog Value $1,350
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #415
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 Perf.10, unwatermarked, 8c olive green, 9c salmon red, 10c orange yellow, bottom plate, imprint & A, left or right plate no. blocks of six, few stamps n.h., fresh, fine-v.f.,
Box *
Catalog #470,471,472
Catalog Value $2,650
Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #416
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 Perf.10, unwatermarked, 12c claret brown, 20c light ultramarine, right or left plate no. blocks of six, appear n.h., but with some gum irregularities, fine, catalogued as hinged,
Box *
Catalog #474,476
Catalog Value $4,025
Price Realized
$600.00

Lot #417
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 Perf.10, unwatermarked, 15c gray, bottom plate no.6819 block of six, hinge removed from bottom center stamp, others n.h., good color and fresh, fine plate block,
Box *
Catalog #475
Catalog Value $3,000
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #418
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 20c light ultramarine, bottom margin plate block of six, l.h., nice color, fine-v.f., with 2007 PSE certificate,
Box *
Catalog #476
Catalog Value $3,400
Unsold
Lot #419
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 50c light violet, bottom margin plate number single, h.r., fine, with 2018 PSE certificate,
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Catalog #477
Catalog Value $850
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #420
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 50c light violet, n.h., well centered, fresh and v.f., with 2019 PFC for a block of four from which this came,
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Catalog #477
Catalog Value $2,000
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #421
United States 1914-17 Issues
1917 50c light violet, also $2 and $5, l.h., last one n.h., fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #477,479,480
Catalog Value $1,435
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #422
United States 1914-17 Issues
1917 $2 dark blue and $5 light green, n.h., both well centered with wide margins, v.f., with 2004 and 2003 PFCs respectively (the latter with a certificate for a stamp with selvage which has since been removed)
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Catalog #479-480
Catalog Value $850
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #423
United States 1914-17 Issues
1917 $2 dark blue, h.r., well centered, v.f.,
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Catalog #479
Catalog Value $210
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #424
United States 1914-17 Issues
1917 $2 dark blue, top plate no. 8015 block of six, n.h., fresh color, fine,
Box **
Catalog #479
Catalog Value $6,500
Price Realized
$2,900.00

Lot #425
United States 1914-17 Issues
1917 $2 perf. 10, also $5 green & black and $5 Liberty, first one l.h., others n.h., fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #479,524,573
Catalog Value $730
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #426
United States 1914-17 Issues
1917 $5 green, l.h., well centered, with 1982 and 2017 PFCs, the latter graded "VF-XF 85" (SMQ $190)
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Catalog #480
Unsold
Lot #427
United States 1914-17 Issues
1917 $5 light green, block of four, h.r., well centered, fine-v.f. (catalogued as singles)
Box *
Catalog #480
Catalog Value $680
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #428
United States 1914-17 Issues
1917 $5 green, bottom plate no. 8016 block of six, l.h., fine,
Box *
Catalog #480
Catalog Value $3,000
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #429
United States 1914-17 Issues
1917 2c deep rose, Type Ia, Imperforate, Schermack Type III Perforation, usual centering, tied by wavy machine cancel on window envelope with Holeproof Hosiery Co. corner card, "Milwaukee Wis Mar 30, 1920" cds, fine, with 1967 and 2019 Philatelic Foundation Certificates. Scott 482A was issued imperforate by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and sold to the Schermack Company for use in its machines. The 482A on cover is one of the premier rarities of 20th Century US Philately. Siegel Census records only three covers, one unused single, a used pair and 33 used singles for a total of 39 stamps. Most examples are either cut well into the design or have the Schermack perfs trimmed away on one side (a similar cover, ex-Dr. Aflred Martin, last sold in a 2005 Siegel sale, $160,000 hammer)
Envelope
Catalog #482A
Unsold

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