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 #660
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA Regular Issues
1862 large part of "Confederate States of America War Department. Offices of Indian Affairs" cover, addressed to "Col Stand Watie, Principal Chief Cherokee Nation, Care of Lieut Gen E Kirby Smith", considerable toning and paper erosion, interesting item (Stand Watie was a leader of the Cherokee Nation. They allied with the Confederacy, and he was the only Native American to attain a general's rank in the Civil War, Confederacy or Union. He commanded the Confederate Indian cavalry of the Army of the Trans-Mississippi, made up mostly of Cherokee, Muskogee and Seminole. He was the last Confederate general in the field to cease hostilities at wars end). Ex-Brandon collection (hammer $1,700 in 2014). In addition, there is an outer FL datelined Bentonville, Ark, June 1st, addressed to Stand Watie, care of Albert A. Yell, Senator
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Price Realized
$900.00

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