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 #493
United States 1930-79 Issues
1930 2c Von Steuben, imperforate horizontal pair, positions 53-54, l.h., natural gum crease and slightly dried gum, large margins, bright color, v.f. (three panes of 100 were originally discovered, the first was returned and destroyed, some stamps from the second pane were used on covers and the remainder was returned, the third pane was discovered in Washington state and purchased intact at the post office, all known examples come from this third pane)
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Catalog #689a
Catalog Value $2,000
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #494
United States 1930-79 Issues
1930 2c Von Steuben, small die proof on india paper, large margins all around, fresh and v.f., rare,
P
Catalog #689P2
Catalog Value $1,500
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #495
United States 1930-79 Issues
1931 11c-50c complete, blocks of four, also 1938 Presidentials $1 watermarked USIR, right sheet margin block of four, all n.h., v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #692-701,832b
Catalog Value $1,319
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #496
United States 1930-79 Issues
1934 National Parks, panes of 50, n.h., fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #740-49
Catalog Value $801
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #497
United States 1930-79 Issues
1938 $1 bright magenta and black, plate block of four, n.h., v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #832g
Catalog Value $400
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #498
United States 1930-79 Issues
1939 Presidential Coils, 1c-10c complete rolls of 500, generally unopened with intact wrappers, also additional coil roll of 500 of 4 1/2c (1059), n.h., fine-v.f., scarce holding,
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Catalog #843-47
Catalog Value $16,000
Unsold
Lot #499
United States 1930-79 Issues
1942 "Win the War", 3c reddish purple, Los Angeles precancel, fine example of this rare shade, with 1999 APS certificate,
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Catalog #905b
Catalog Value $500
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #500
United States 1930-79 Issues
1945 FDR, 1c block of four on hand painted Dorothy Knapp FDC (Mellone No.44A), unaddressed, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #930
Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #501
United States 1930-79 Issues
1950 3c Statue of Freedom, unaddressed hand-painted Dorothy Knapp FDC (similar to Mellone No.29), trivial toned specks and some glue toning on back, still fresh and v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #989
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #502
United States 1930-79 Issues
1952 Battle of Brooklyn, hand painted Dorothy Knapp FDC (Mellone No.15), penciled address erased, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #1003
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #503
United States 1930-79 Issues
1968 6c Hemisphere, white omitted, bottom margin single, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #1340a
Catalog Value $650
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #504
United States 1930-79 Issues
1969-83 Baseball, Edna St. Vincent Millay and Medal of Honor, three different, each with colors omitted (engr.), n.h., v.f.,
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Catalog #1381a,1926a,2045a
Catalog Value $850
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #505
United States 1930-79 Issues
1969 6c Baseball, black omitted, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #1381a
Catalog Value $500
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #506
United States 1930-79 Issues
1971 8c Emily Dickinson, black and olive omitted, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #1436a
Catalog Value $500
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #507
United States 1930-79 Issues
1973 8c Copernicus, orange omitted, n.h., v.f., with 2006 APS certificate,
**
Catalog #1488a
Catalog Value $400
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #508
United States 1930-79 Issues
1973 8c Copernicus, black (engraved) omitted, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #1488b
Catalog Value $600
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #509
United States 1930-79 Issues
1973 8c Progress in Electronics, tan and lilac omitted, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #1501b
Catalog Value $600
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #510
United States 1930-79 Issues
1974 Rural America, 10c multicolored, black & blue (engr.) omitted, also 1989 Bill of Rights, black (engr.) omitted, n.h., fine-v.f., with PSE certificates,
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Catalog #1506a,2421a
Catalog Value $675
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #511
United States 1930-79 Issues
1975-83 10c Space, Medal of Honor, each with red omitted, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #1557a,2045a
Catalog Value $425
Price Realized
$190.00

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