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 #549
United States Air Post
1918-23 6c-24c and 8c-24c blocks of four, first three center-line, l.h. at top, bottom stamps n.h., 6c trifle oxidized, fine-v.f. (catalogued as singles)
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Catalog #C1-6
Catalog Value $1,935
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #550
United States Air Post
1918-23 6c-24c blocks of four (6c center-line), 6c oxidized, also 8c-24c blocks of four, l.h., fine-v.f., fine-v.f.,
Box *
Catalog #C1-6
Catalog Value $1,470
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #551
United States Air Post
1918-23 6c-24c center-line blocks of four, also 8c-24c blocks of four, l.h., few minor gum creases, well centered, mostly v.f.,
Box *
Catalog #C1-6
Catalog Value $1,470
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #552
United States Air Post
1918 6c orange, 16c green, 24c carmine rose & blue, two sets of blocks of four, including arrow and center-line, l.h. or n.h., well centered, fresh, fine-v.f. (catalogued as singles),
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Catalog #C1-3
Catalog Value $2,145
Unsold
Lot #553
United States Air Post
1918 6c orange, four center-line blocks of four, n.h., well centered, mostly v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #C1
Catalog Value $1,760
Unsold
Lot #554
United States Air Post
1918-23 6c orange, 16c dark blue, top plate no. blocks of six, l.h., minor perf. separations, fine,
Box *
Catalog #C1,C5
Catalog Value $2,000
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #555
United States Air Post
1918 16c green, Top Arrow and Plate No. block of eight, well centered and fresh, fine-v.f.,
Box *
Catalog #C2
Catalog Value $1,225
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #556
United States Air Post
1918 16c green, top margin plate number single, n.h., perfectly centered, an absolute gem, with 2018 PSAG certificate graded "100" (SMQ $4,100, one of only four to achieve this grade)
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Catalog #C2
Unsold
Lot #557
United States Air Post
1918 24c carmine rose & blue, left margin Arrow block of eight, top stamps h.r., other six stamps n.h., fine (catalogued as singles)
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Catalog #C3
Catalog Value $1,170
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #558
United States Air Post
1918 24c carmine rose & blue, bottom arrow and center-line blocks of four, l.h. or h.r., fresh, fine-v.f.,
Box *
Catalog #C3
Catalog Value $650
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #559
United States Air Post
1918 24c carmine rose and blue, bottom margin arrow block of four, n.h., fresh color, v.f., with 2019 PFC (catalogued as singles)
Box **
Catalog #C3
Catalog Value $520
Unsold
Lot #560
United States Air Post
1918 24c carmine rose & blue, top arrow, double plate nos. 8493/8492 and double "Top" block of twelve, well-centered, bright colors, n.h., v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #C3
Catalog Value $2,000
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #561
United States Air Post
1918 24c carmine rose & blue, "fast plane" variety shifted to left, block of four, l.h. at top, bottom stamps n.h., fine-v.f.
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Catalog #C3var
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #562
United States Air Post
1930 Zeppelin 65c-$2.60 set of three, 65c sheet margin at left, l.h., $1.30 h.r., last one n.h., all v.f.,
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Catalog #C13-15
Catalog Value $1,360
Unsold
Lot #563
United States Air Post
1930 Zeppelin 65c-$2.60 set of three, h.r., well centered, v.f.,
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Catalog #C13-15
Catalog Value $1,060
Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #564
United States Air Post
1930 65c-$2.30, set of three, n.h., well centered, v.f., 65c with 1992 PFC, other two with 2004 PFC,
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Catalog #C13-15
Catalog Value $1,640
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #565
United States Air Post
1930 Zeppelin 65c-$2.60 set of three top or bottom sheet margin Plate No. Blocks of four, h.r. or l.h. at top, bottom stamps n.h., well centered, fresh and v.f. (catalogued as four sets of singles)
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Catalog #C13-15
Catalog Value $5,400
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #566
United States Air Post
1930 Zeppelin 65c-$2.60 set of three top sheet margin Plate No. Blocks of four, h.r. at top, l.h. at bottom, well centered, fresh and v.f. (catalogued as four sets of singles)
Box *
Catalog #C13-15
Catalog Value $4,240
Price Realized
$2,200.00

Lot #567
United States Air Post
1930 Zeppelin 65c (vertical pair), $1.30 and $2.60 on flown covers (last two 5c stationery entires), faint toning, otherwise fine-v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #C13-15
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #568
United States Air Post
1930 65c green and $1.30 brown, each used on separate picture postcard, with all appropriate markings, fine-v.f.,
Envelope
Catalog #C13-14
Catalog Value $535
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #569
United States Air Post
1930 65c green, n.h., well centered, v.f., with 2019 PFC for a block of four from which it originated,
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Catalog #C13
Catalog Value $240
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #570
United States Air Post
1930 65c green, n.h., perfectly centered, a true gem, with 2019 PSAG graded "100" (SMQ $4,450)
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Catalog #C13
Unsold
Lot #571
United States Air Post
1930 Zeppelin 65c green, right sheet margin Plate No. block of four, n.h., v.f. (catalogued as four singles)
Box **
Catalog #C13
Catalog Value $960
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #572
United States Air Post
1930 Zeppelin 65c green, used on registered Washington D.C. FDC to Buffalo, N.Y., v.f.,
Envelope
Catalog #C13
Catalog Value $1,000
Unsold
Lot #573
United States Air Post
1930 $1.30 brown, n.h., well centered with wide margins, with 2018 PFC graded "XF 90" (SMQ $800)
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Catalog #C14
Unsold
Lot #574
United States Air Post
1930 $1.30 brown, n.h., well centered, v.f., with 2018 PFC,
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Catalog #C14
Catalog Value $550
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #575
United States Air Post
1930 $1.30 brown, n.h., well centered, v.f., with a photocopy of a 2016 PFC for a block of four from which it originated,
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Catalog #C14
Catalog Value $550
Unsold
Lot #576
United States Air Post
1930 $1.30 brown, wavy flag cancel, well centered, with 2018 PFC graded "VF-XF 85" (SMQ $425)
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Catalog #C14
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #577
United States Air Post
1930 $1.30 brown, used, well centered with wide margins, with 2018 PFC graded "XF 90" (SMQ $450)
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Catalog #C14
Unsold
Lot #578
United States Air Post
1930 $1.30 brown, used, well centered, with 2018 PFC graded "XF-S 95" (SMQ $850)
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Catalog #C14
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #579
United States Air Post
1930 $2.60 blue, h.r., well centered, v.f., with 2018 PFC,
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Catalog #C15
Catalog Value $525
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #580
United States Air Post
1930 $2.60 blue, top margin single, n.h., v.f., with 2017 PFC,
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Catalog #C15
Catalog Value $825
Unsold
Lot #581
United States Air Post
1930 $2.60 blue, used, well centered, with 2018 PFC graded "VF-XF 85" (SMQ $600)
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Catalog #C15
Unsold
Lot #582
United States Air Post
1930 $2.60 blue, used, well centered with wide margins, with 2019 PFC graded "XF 90" (SMQ $925)
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Catalog #C15
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #583
United States Air Post
1933 Century of Progress, 50c green, top plate no.21171 block of six, n.h., fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #C18
Catalog Value $675
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #584
United States Air Post
1933 Century of Progress, 50c green, bottom sheet margin Plate No. Block of six, n.h., usual gum skips, fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #C18
Catalog Value $675
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #585
United States Air Post
1933 Century of Progress, 50c green, eight blocks of four (32 stamps), n.h. except one stamp l.h. and another with natural inclusion, well centered, v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #C18
Catalog Value $2,370
Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #586
United States Air Post
1933 50c green, vertical pair and four singles, used October 2 and October 4 New York covers to Friedrichshafen and Miami, also two singles, used on Oct 2 New York and Oct 23 Miami covers, fine-v.f., with arrival pmks
Envelope
Catalog #C18
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #587
United States Air Post
1968 10c carmine, imperf. horizontal pair, n.h., v.f.,
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Catalog #C73a
Catalog Value $450
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #588
United States Air Post
1972 11c Kii Statue and Temple, blue and green omitted, top margin single, n.h., v.f.,
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Catalog #C84a
Catalog Value $500
Price Realized
$350.00

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