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Sale 825 — U.S. Stamps and Covers, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — Autographs and Free Franks

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
562
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 562, Autographs and Free FranksFree J. Q. Adams, Free J. Q. AdamsFree J. Q. Adams. Signature on piece of cover which is affixed to card, some wrinkling, otherwise Fine and rare

E. 750-1,000
210
563
 
[Audubon]. Folded letter with 3pp letter with writing in both directions, signed Lucy Audubon on inside, incl. three datelines: St. Augustine, Jany. 18, 183, second is Louisville March 4, 1832, third states Philadelphia Gazette Feby 11own

E. 1,000-1,500
0
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564
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 564, Autographs and Free FranksA. Burr, A. BurrA. Burr. Bold signature on part-printed check dated Aug. 22, 1800, payable for $20.00, cut cancels far from signature, some slight toning spots, Very Fine and rare

E. 300-400
400
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565
c
Free J C Calhoun. Neat free frank on folded cover to Schenectady N.Y., fresh and Very Fine

E. 150-200
180
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566
c
On Public Service, Geo. Clinton. Neat free frank on letter written entirely in his hand to to the officer of the Brigade at Morristown, datelined "Albany 16th February 1780", fresh and Very Fine

E. 200-300
375
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567
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 567, Autographs and Free FranksCharles W. Dickens, Charles W. DickensCharles W. Dickens. Signature in blue ink on part-printed check, dated Feb. 4, 1867, to Messrs. Davison and Newman in the amount of 36 pounds, 2 shilling and sixpence, two parallel lines indicate cancellation, light folds, slight edgewear, Very Fine

E. 300-400
375
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568
c
[Franklin]. Three stampless covers with Franklin postmarks, incl. one with blue-green "Franklin Depot Va. Oct. 4" circular datestamp and matching "Paid" and "5" to N.C. (C.S.A. rate); one with "Franklin Ten. Jun. 20" double-circle datestamp and ms. "25" rating to New York; last from New Orleans to St. Louis, few faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 150-200
100
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569
 
U. S. Grant. LS, datelined "New York City Jan. 18th 1885", to Judge Dickey, general contents for the most part though mentioned are "I am very busy now, and by no means well.", scotch tape stains along a few folds incl. one barely affecting signature, otherwise Fine

E. 750-1,000
550
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570
c
Free Franks. 29 folded letters with free franks, many are either Cabinet members, senators, one Vice President (R. M. Johnson), usual small faults, a Fine-Very Fine and interesting group

E. 400-500
750
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571
 
Signed Checks. Four items: incl. checks signed by Robert Penn Warren, Sir Harold Wilson (Wilson of Rievaul), James Callaghan, most are Fine-Very Fine

E. 50-75
60
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572
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 572, Autographs and Free FranksSigned Registered Air Post Covers, Signed Registered Air Post CoversSigned Registered Air Post Covers. 55 legal-size covers, each bearing different government signature, incl. President Herbert Hoover, Gov. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Sec. of Treas. A. Mellon, all franked with 5c Beacon and 1930 Xmas seal, most uprated with a variety of 2c Reds incl. 2c Edison coils (few with line pairs), one each with Kans. and Nebr. ovpts., most with file folds, generally Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
500
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