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Free Franks and Related Covers continued...

Presidents of the United States (George Washington) continued...
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
2874 c imageGeorge Washington. Free frank "Free G. Washington" as private citizen on folded cover addressed in his hand to Col. Clement Biddle in Philadelphia, "ALEX, MARCH 24" straightline handstamp, 1788 receipt docketing, file folds (one thru signature), faint waterstains in and around signature, repaired opening in backflap

A FINE WASHINGTON FREE FRANK COVER WITH FULL SIGNATURE AND ALEXANDRIA STRAIGHTLINE.

This cover was sent from Mount Vernon and entered the Alexandria Va. post office. (Image)

E. 2,500-3,500

SOLD for $5,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
2875 c imageGeorge Washington. Free frank "Free G. Washington" as private citizen on folded cover addressed in his hand to Col. Clement Biddle in Philadelphia, no date (ca. 1786 from Mount Vernon), repaired and some stains, still a bold franking signature and presentable cover (Image) E. 1,500-2,000

SOLD for $5,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
2876 c imageGeorge Washington. Free frank "Free G. Washington" as private citizen on folded cover addressed in his hand to Col. Clement Biddle in Philadelphia, no date (ca. 1786 from Mount Vernon), waterstains, still a bold franking signature and presentable cover (Image) E. 1,500-2,000

SOLD for $5,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
2877 c imageGeorge Washington. Free frank "Free G. Washington" as private citizen on folded cover addressed in his hand to Col. Clement Biddle in Philadelphia, no date (ca. 1786 from Mount Vernon), waterstains, signature is sharp (Image) E. 1,500-2,000

SOLD for $5,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2878 c imageGeorge Washington. Free frank "G. Washington" as private citizen on folded cover addressed in his hand to Col. Clement Biddle in Philadelphia, manuscript "Alex. 9 April" postmark and "Free", no date (ca. 1786 from Mount Vernon), waterstains in area of signature but the lines are still sharp and bold (Image) E. 1,500-2,000

SOLD for $5,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
2879 c imageGeorge Washington. Free frank "Free G. Washington" as private citizen on folded cover addressed in his hand to Col. Clement Biddle in Philadelphia, "ALEX, DEC 3" straightline (the "E" of "Dec" barely shows, creating a prophetic "D.C." effect in the year that the Continental Congress voted to create a Federal city, but years before Virginia ceded Alexandria to the new District of Columbia), faint waterstains, file folds (one thru signature), otherwise Fine (Image) E. 1,500-2,000

SOLD for $5,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2880 c imageGeorge Washington. Free frank "Free G. Washington" as ex-President on folded cover addressed in his hand to Col. Clement Biddle in Philadelphia, "Alex. Va. Nov. 25" circular datestamp, no year date but the earliest reported example of this marking is 1799, slightly stained file folds (one thru signature), repaired opening tears in backflaps and address panel

VERY FINE. A SCARCE GEORGE WASHINGTON FREE FRANK AS EX-PRESIDENT.

Washington had franking privileges as ex-President from March 4, 1797, until his death on December 14, 1799. If, in fact, the circular datestamp on this cover was not introduced until 1799, then this November 25 cover was franked by Washington weeks before his death. (Image)

E. 2,000-2,500

SOLD for $5,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
2881 c imageGeorge Washington. Free frank "President U.S." as President on folded cover to Clement Biddle in Philadelphia, "New-York *mar/ch 7" straightline and "Free" handstamp, no yeardate, small repair around opening in backflap and tiny area at top of address panel

VERY FINE. A REMARKABLY CHOICE EXAMPLE OF WASHINGTON'S "PRESIDENT U.S." FRANK.

Washington is the only President to use this form of free frank without a signature. (Image)

E. 2,000-3,000

SOLD for $15,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
2882 c imageGeorge Washington. Free frank "President U.S." as President on folded cover to Clement Biddle in Philadelphia, "NEW-YORK *july 22" straightline and "Free" handstamp, receipt docketing "N. York T. Lear", no date, top panel repaired (just barely extending over edge of address panel), toned file folds (one thru signature), a Fine example of Washington's "President U.S." free frank (Image) E. 1,500-2,000

SOLD for $5,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
2883 c imageGeorge Washington. Free frank "President U.S." as President on folded cover to Clement Biddle in Philadelphia, "New-York Feb. 7" straightline and barely struck "Free" handstamp, intact wax seal, no date, repair around opening in backflap and sealed tear at top of address panel, light soiling, Fine (Image) E. 1,500-2,000

SOLD for $10,500.00
Will close during Public Auction

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