Lot# 3300 - Sales #3052-54

  • Lot# : 3300 Stampless Covers - Free Franks

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    James Buchanan (1791-1868; 15th President of the United States), "James Buchanan Free" frank as President on cover addressed to Charles E. Wentz in Lancaster, PA, black "Washington City D.C. Free Apr 22 185?" datestamp, mostly intact red wax presidential seal on reverse, light even toning, Very FinernBuchanan, serving as President just prior to the Civil War, remains the only President to be elected from Pennsylvania and to remain a lifelong bachelor. He was elected five times to the House of Representatives; then, after an interlude as Minister to Russia, served for a decade in the Senate. He became Polk»s Secretary of State and Pierce»s Minister to Great Britain. AS President, though, he presided over a rapidly dividing Nation and inadequately grasped the political realities of the time.
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 375.00 USD
    Hammer price : 625.00 USD