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 #512
United States Modern Issues
1979 John Paul Jones, six imperforate stage proofs showing various colors and inscriptions, also finished design, total of seven imperforate pairs, n.h., v.f.,
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Catalog #1789P
Catalog Value $650
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #513
United States Modern Issues
1983-93 Streetcars, Horses, se-tenant blocks of four, each with black (engr.) omitted, n.h., v.f., the latter with APS certificate,
Box **
Catalog #2062b,2759b
Catalog Value $750
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #514
United States Modern Issues
1984 20c Christmas, horizontal pair, imperf. vertically, n.h., v.f., with 1989 PFC,
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Catalog #2108a
Catalog Value $750
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #515
United States Modern Issues
1989 Ernest Hemingway, imperforate horizontal pair, n.h., natural gum wrinkles, otherwise v.f.,
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Catalog #2418P
Catalog Value $2,000
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #516
United States Modern Issues
1989 $2.40 Moon Landing Anniversary, black (engr.) omitted, n.h., v.f.,
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Catalog #2519a
Catalog Value $1,350
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #517
United States Modern Issues
1990 25c Love, imperf. horizontal pair, n.h., v.f.,
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Catalog #2440a
Catalog Value $550
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #518
United States Modern Issues
1991 01c and 03c Birds, imperforate vertical gutter blocks of eight, n.h., v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #2476P, 2678P
Catalog Value $1,400
Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #519
United States Modern Issues
1991 Cardinal, 30c die proof printed directly on chromaline paper, dated at bottom, v.f.
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Catalog #2480P
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #520
United States Modern Issues
1991 Olympics, imperforate se-tenant strip of five, n.h., right stamp creased, otherwise v.f.,
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Catalog #2500aP
Catalog Value $1,500
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #521
United States Modern Issues
1991 Eisenhower, 25c imperforate vertical pair, n.h., v.f.,
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Catalog #2513P
Catalog Value $875
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #522
United States Modern Issues
1991 "F" stamp, perforated horizontal and vertical gutter pairs, folded between stamps, n.h., v.f.
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Catalog #2517var
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #523
United States Modern Issues
1991 (4c) three vertical pairs imperf. horizontally, 19c Fishing boat, imperf. block of six, 29c Love, block of four imperf. vertically, (3c) "G" rate imperf. block of four, n.h., v.f.
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Catalog #2521a/2877a
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #524
United States Modern Issues
1991 $2.90 Eagle, eight imperforate gutter pairs, progressive stages, including finished design, n.h., v.f.,
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Catalog #2540Pa-I
Catalog Value $2,800
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #525
United States Modern Issues
1991 23c Flag, Presorted First Class, block of four imperf. horizontally, creased at bottom, otherwise v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #2605P
Catalog Value $500
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #526
United States Modern Issues
1992 Columbian souvenir sheets, complete set of six imperforate, n.h., v.f.,
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Catalog #2624P-29P
Catalog Value $4,500
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #527
United States Modern Issues
1992 Hummingbirds, eight imperforate booklet panes of five, progressive stages, n.h., v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #2646aPb-I
Catalog Value $3,600
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #528
United States Modern Issues
1992 Christmas Toys, 29c stamps at top printed at bottom, imperforate proof printed directly on chromaline proof paper, v.f.
Box P
Catalog #2718aP
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #529
United States Modern Issues
1992 Christmas Toys, 29c block of four imperf. horizontally and at right, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #2718aP
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #530
United States Modern Issues
1992 Christmas Toys, 29c stamps at top printed at bottom, imperforate se-tenant block of four,
Box **
Catalog #2718aPb
Catalog Value $1,000
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #531
United States Modern Issues
1991 29c Christmas Toys, booklet pane of four imperf. horizontally, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #2718ac
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #532
United States Modern Issues
1993 American Music, 29c imperforate upper left sheet corner margin pane of 16 (two panes of eight), n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #2737aP
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #533
United States Modern Issues
1993 American Music (Elvis Presley, Bill Haley, Clyde McPhatter and Ritchie Valens), upper left sheet corner margin pair of booklet panes of four, imperf. vertically, n.h., v.f. (listed but unpriced)
Box **
Catalog #2737aP
Price Realized
$600.00

Lot #534
United States Modern Issues
1993 American Music (Otis Redding, Buddy Holly, Dinah Washington and Elvis Pressley), lower left sheet corner margin pair of booklet panes of four, imperf. vertically, n.h., v.f. (listed but unpriced)
Box **
Catalog #2737aP
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #535
United States Modern Issues
1993 Cherokee Strip Land Run, 29c imperforate horizontal gutter pair, n.h., v.f.,
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Catalog #2754P
Catalog Value $400
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #536
United States Modern Issues
1993 Cherokee Strip Land Run, 29c imperforate vertical gutter strip of four, n.h., v.f.,
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Catalog #2754P
Catalog Value $800
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #537
United States Modern Issues
1993 Cherokee Strip Land Run, 29c imperforate upper right sheet corner margin block of four, n.h., v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #2754P
Catalog Value $800
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #538
United States Modern Issues
1993 Cherokee Strip Land Run, 29c perforated horizontal gutter and imprint block of six, n.h., v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #2754Pa
Catalog Value $750
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #539
United States Modern Issues
1993 Cherokee Strip Land Run, 29c purple and black inscriptions omitted, imperforate horizontal gutter and imprint block of six, folded between stamps, n.h., v.f., listed but unpriced
Box **
Catalog #2754Pb
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #540
United States Modern Issues
1993 American Music (My Fair Lady, Porgy & Bess, etc.), 29c imperforate booklet pane of four, finished design, also two stage proof panes of four in blue and ultramarine only (catalogue value for the finished pane only)
Box **
Catalog #2770aP,b,c
Catalog Value $1,250
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #541
United States Modern Issues
1993 American Music, 29c imperforate booklet panes of four, finished design as issued, plus six stages showing various colors, n.h., v.f.,
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Catalog #2778aPa-g
Catalog Value $3,300
Price Realized
$2,100.00

Lot #542
United States Modern Issues
1993 American Music, 29c imperforate booklet panes of four, finished design as issued, n.h., v.f.,
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Catalog #2778aPg
Catalog Value $1,500
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #543
United States Modern Issues
1993 American Music, 29c part perforated uncut pair of booklet panes of four, with sheet margin at left handstamped "Sample", n.h., v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #2778aPk
Catalog Value $1,500
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #544
United States Modern Issues
1998 Space Shuttle Issue, $2.20 magenta and $11.75 cyan (colors only), imperforate vertical gutter, unfolded se-tenant pane of 50 (25 of each value) on uncoated, ungummed paper, v.f. (singles and se-tenant gutter pairs are illustrated in 2020 Scott Specialized catalogue in the "Trial color, die and Plate Proofs", page 954)
Box **
Catalog #3261-62Pb
Unsold
Lot #545
United States Modern Issues
1998 Space Shuttle Issue, $2.20 magenta and $11.75 cyan (colors only), imperforate vertical gutter, unfolded se-tenant pane of 50 (25 of each value) on coated, ungummed paper, v.f. (singles and se-tenant gutter pairs are illustrated in 2020 Scott Specialized catalogue in the "Trial color, die and Plate Proofs", page 954)
Box **
Catalog #3261-62Pa
Unsold
Lot #546
United States Modern Issues
2004 Wilma Randolph, complete booklet of 10, die cutting omitted
Booklet
Catalog #3436e
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #547
United States Modern Issues
2002 Washington, 23c green, booklet of 10, vertical die cutting omitted
Booklet
Catalog #3619i
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #548
United States Modern Issues
2003 37c Flag and Purple Heart, imperforate blocks of four, n.h., v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #3639g,3784e
Catalog Value $500
Price Realized
$180.00

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