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.
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES - Covers and Postal History
1861-65 Civil War, family correspondence, three covers, four letters and newspaper clipping, soldier writing to his father before and after his imprisonment at Andersonville. Included is a Civil War Patriotic, letter on 1861 stationery about a military trip, 1864 letter from Andersonville prison, via Old Point Comfort, Va., plus a Sanitary Commission envelope from Annapolis, Md ("I'll be home as soon as I get my discharge"), etc., interesting lot