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Owned by FDR! Original cartoon artwork depicting President Franklin D. Roosevelt ? no name or address ? postmarked and delivered to him ? from FDR?s own ?Bouquets & Brickbrats? collection, exhibited in 1946
Envelope with an original color painting of Franklin D. Roosevelt signed by the artist ?Whipple Y. Chester / May 19, 1938,? 16¢ Special Delivery and two 6¢ Air Mail stamps affixed, postmarked Bellingham, Washington, May 19, 1938, 6.5? x 3.75?. Label cachet, 2.5? x 3?, ?National Air Mail Week / May 15 to 21 1938.? 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 departmen
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