Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Cancel for May 5: Walker Brothers

WALKER BROS.
MAY
5
1902
NEW YORK.

R171 50 cent documentary block of 4
cut and handstamp cancels


John Yates Gholson Walker and his brother Norman Stewart Walker organized the Walker Brothers brokerage firm in 1895.  They were the sons of Maj. Norman Stewart Walker of Richmond, Va., the purchasing agent for the Confederate Army in Bermuda, who left the United States to engage in business in England after the Civil War. 

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