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U.S. Postal History

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Lot 12001
Autographed Group of Eight Covers, seven First Day Covers, the last an event cover; wide range of personalities, boasting Maurice Chevalier, Burt Pringle (designer of the 1966 Migratory Bird Treaty issue), Postmaster General Robert Hannegan, Supreme Court Justices Abe Fortes and Byron White (on different covers), Joey Bishop, and Chet Huntley & David Brinkley together; clean group.
Suggested Bid $400
Current Bid $200
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Lot 12002

Gouveneur, Samuel Lawrence, Postmaster of New York City; nephew and son-in-law of President James Monroe, bold "Saml L Gouveneur PM" on an 1831 folded letter postmark with a red Jan 31 City of Washington c.d.s. and a matching "FREE", F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60

The letter, which is to a Gouveneur Kemble at the West Point Foundery in Cold Springs, N.Y., concerns "Mr. Monroe's affairs". Kemble was a two-term U.S. Congressman and industrialist; the West Point Foundry would become a major producer of artillery during the American Civil War.

Current Bid $30
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