Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Former Congressman's Rare Stamp Collection Hits Auction Block

Many families have some treasures in the attic. Fred Frelinghuysen knew he had something, too, but he realized its significance only when the time came to let it go.

The Frelinghuysens are among New Jersey’s oldest and most distinguished political families, with roots stretching to 1720 and a roster in public service that includes senators, congressmen, a vice presidential candidate and a secretary of state.

There is also, until recently unknown to any but a few family members, a Frelinghuysen stamp collection. It is . . .

Read more at: The New York Times

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