Lot# 3298 - Sales #3052-54

  • Lot# : 3298 Stampless Covers - Free Franks

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    Franklin Pierce (1804-69; 14th President of the United States) free frank "Free Fr. Pierce" folded cover adressed in his hand to "Robert Appleton 69 Water St Boston Mass", red Concord, N.H. Aug 28 datestamp, bright and fresh, light vertical crease away from frank, Extremely FinernFranklin Piece was born in New Hampshire and served his state in the House of Representatives an Senate until resigning from his seat in 1842. Later, he served as a brigadier general in the Mexican-American War for the Army. He ran for President of the United States in 1852 in the Democratic Party and was seen as a compromise candidate between the North and South uniting both regions interests. Unfortunately, these interests diverged even further and Pierce's popularity fell.
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 425.00 USD
    Hammer price : 525.00 USD