ASSOCIATE JUSTICE BYRON R. WHITE - FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: ASSOCIATE JUSTICE LEWIS F. POWELL JR., ASSOCIATE JUSTICE POTTER STEWART - HFSID 55746
Sale Price $270.00
Three justices from the Burger Court sign a philatelic envelope for "A root of democracy" ... to cast a free ballot 3¢ Americana Series.
Philatelic Envelope signed: "Byron R. White", "Potter Stewart" and "Lewis F. Powell", 6½x3½. First Day Cover for "A root of democracy" ... to cast a free ballot 3¢ Americana Series, one 1-cent stamp depicting the ability to write, one 2-cent stamp depicting freedom to speak out, two 3-cent stamps depicting to cast a free ballot and one 4-cent stamp depicting a public that reads affixed, postmarked Saint Louis, Missouri, December 8, 1977, FIRST DAY OF ISSUE. These three Associate Justices served together until 1981 when STEWART retired. This was the last all-male Supreme Court; upon Stewart's retirement, President Ronald Reagan appointed SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR as the first woman Justice. Slightly creased and soiled. Stewart signature has bleed slightly. Pencil and ink notes (unknown hand) on verso (no show through). Otherwise, fine condition.
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