Carroll Chase

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Dr. Carroll Chase
BornSeptember 17, 1878
DiedMay 11, 1960 (1960-05-12) (aged 81)
Engineering career
InstitutionsAmerican Philatelic Society
Projectsplating of early rare United States and French stamps
AwardsCrawford Medal
Lindenberg Medal
Luff Award
Lichtenstein Medal
APS Hall of Fame

Carroll Chase (17 September 1878 – 11 May 1960)[1] was an internationally recognized philatelic expert who specialized in classic stamps of the United States and France. In his effort to study classic French stamps, he traveled to France and remained there until 1941 when he returned to the United States.

Philatelic accomplishments[edit]

Chase was responsible for:

  • complete plating of the U.S. three-cent 1851-57 issue
  • plating of the French 25-centime 1871 issue
  • co-author of The First Hundred Years of Territorial Postmarks 1787–1887 (1950)

Philatelic leadership[edit]

Chase was active in supporting philately. He:


Chase was internationally recognized and awarded a number of honors:

See also[edit]

References and sources[edit]

  1. ^ Background notes on The Roll of Distinguished Philatelists September 2011, Roll of Distinguished Philatelists Trust, London, 2011. Archived here.

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