Lot 19: John Quincy Adams Free Frank

RR Auction

RR Auction

2019-01-21 16:41:35

Lot 19

Hand-addressed and free-franked address panel, 4.75 x 3, addressed in Adams's hand to his son, "Charles F. Adams, Esq., 3 Hancock Avenue, Boston," and franked in the upper right, "J. Q. Adams." Postmarked "Free" at Washington, August 10, [no year]. Archivally encapsulated in Mylar, mounted, matted, and framed with a gilt-edged porcelain ‘Oval Office Collection’ portrait by Christian Bell Porcelain and nameplate to an overall size of 11.75 x 14.75. In very good to fine condition, with a central horizontal fold, a light seal-related stain, and scratching to the top of the frame.

Estimate: $300-$500

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