Item #25221 Signed Postal Cover. DeWitt "Whit KEITH, " Jr.

Signed Postal Cover.

The 1960 4-cent "John Foster Dulles" postage stamp, designed by William K. Schrage, uses a portrait taken by this State Department photographer, who retired at an early age when he began to lose his eyesight and died at a young age. Signed Postal Cover, 6½" X 3½", n.p., n.y. Single mint "John Foster Dulles" stamp at upper right. At the center, in black ballpoint, Keith signs boldly. Original transmittal envelope, also signed by Keith at upper left with return address in his hand, also present -- cancelled in Washington, DC on 1971 July 26, just a few months shy of Keith's death in November 1971. A most uncommon signature on a choice piece. Item #25221

Price: $75.00

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