Sale 1136 — The Peter Sharrer Collection of United States Postal Markings

Sale Date — Wednesday, 5 October, 2016

Category — James Madison Free Frank

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1001
c
Sale 1136, Lot 1001, James Madison Free FrankJames Madison. Bold free frank "James Madison" as ex-President on undated folded cover addressed in his diminutive hand to Edward Everett (famous orator who preceded Lincoln at Gettysburg) in the House of Representatives, Washington D.C., perfect bold strike of "Orange-CH Va. Dec. 20" circular datestamp and "Free" straightline handstamp, Extremely Fine, a magnificent example of this Founding Father's free frank, one of the finest we have ever encountered, with 2013 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
4,000