The “Primitives“: USA Postmaster Provisionals

The Unique “Blue Boy” Alexandria, VA Provisional Issue Postmaster Daniel Bryan Sometime around 1846 (date of the earliest known use of the Alexandrias), postmaster Daniel Bryan (who held that office from 1821 to 1853) was responsible for a typeset issue of 5 cent adhesives in two types, and printed on buff and on blue papers. […]