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Owned by FDR! Original cartoon artwork depicting President Franklin D. Roosevelt simply addressed ?To Our Gallant Leader,? postmarked and delivered to him ? from FDR?s own ?Bouquets & Brickbrats? collection, exhibited in 1946
Envelope addressed ?To Our Gallant Leader 6¢ airmail stamp affixed, 7? x 4?, postmarked Mack & Calumet (Michigan?), November 6, 1936, three days after FDR was reelected. The sender has drawn in black ink a 2.5? x 3? head of a smiling FDR. Without any address, it was delivered to the President.Affixed onto a vintage original White Ace stamp album page with an FDR photograph at top left, headed ?Franklin Delano Roosevelt / Postage Stamp Issues.?In 1946, auctioneers H.R. Harmer Inc. sold the entire valuable stamp collection of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Our own John Reznikoff knew Bernard Harmer, who sold the FDR Collection, personally. As a young dealer in the late 1970s, Reznikoff recalls discussing the Collection with Harmer who said that FDR was very visual and particular about what he bought for his own stamp collection. Stamp dealer Jacques MInkus (1901-1996), owner of the stamp departments at the Gimbel Brothers department stores in New York and Philadelphia, bo
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