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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ImagesDescriptionBidding
Lot #592
United States Air Post Zeppelin Flights
1929 World-Cruise, picture postcard with attractive franking, paying $2.17, v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$100.00

Lot #593
United States Air Post Zeppelin Flights
1937 (6 May) postal stationery card with additional franking intended to travel on the "Hindenburg", with Special Delivery Express label, canceled May 6, 5PM, only 2 1/2 hours before the ill-fated disaster of the "Hindenburg", posted instead by air mail to Frankfurt, fine and historical item
Envelope
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #594
United States Air Post Zeppelin Flights
1937 (6 May) stationery entire envelope intended to travel "by Hindenburg", with additional 37c franking, canceled Princeton, N.J., via New York (May 6, 7 P.M.), only 25 minutes before the ill-fated disaster of the "Hindenburg", posted instead by air mail to Berlin, fine and historical item
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #595
United States Air Post Zeppelin Flights
1937 (6 May) cover intended to travel "by Hindenburg", with 43c franking, canceled New York, May 6, 3PM, just hours before the ill-fated disaster of the "Hindenburg", addressed to Gabon, with Paris transit and Gabon arrival pmks, cover roughly opened at left, scarce historic item to uncommon destination
Envelope
Unsold

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