Klein's postal money order - claims raising suspicion it was faked

http://harveyandlee.net/Guns/Guns.html
Oswald Did NOT Purchase a Rifle from Kleins
by John Armstrong - allegedly found at the US postal facility in Arlington, VA, and not at the US postal facility in Kansas City where all other unpaid money orders that Oswald purchased from the Dallas post office were stored? ..?

.... FBI records allegedly show that on November 23, at 7:55 pm (CST), Secret Service Agent Grimes was told that a $21.45 money order had been located in Washington, DC by Robert Jackson, an employee of the National Archives. But why would an employee of the National Archives have access to archived U.S. Postal records late on Friday evening? And how is it possible that a never-deposited, never-cashed US postal money order could be deposited at the FNB of Chicago, routed thru the Federal Reserve Bank, and then sent to a postal facility for storage (there are no bank endorsement stamps from either the FNB of Chicago, the Federal Reserve Bank, or the US Postal facility in Kansas City)? And why was that unpaid money order allegedly found at the US postal facility in Arlington, VA, and not at the US postal facility in Kansas City where all other unpaid money orders that Oswald purchased from the Dallas post office were stored? The answer is that this $21.45 money order was never cashed, never deposited, and never routed thru the Federal Reserve banking system. This unpaid money order was most likely taken from a stack of new money orders on 11/23/63 at the Dallas post office by US Postal Inspector Harry Holmes, a long-time FBI informant identified by the bureau as "Dallas, T-2". Holmes was likely the person who date stamped the money order "March 12, 1962" and it was then sent directly to FBI headquarters. The serial numbers on this money order indicate that it was "pulled" from a stack of new money orders at the Dallas post office in late 1963. ....

Admin comments....is Armstrong claiming other "unpaid" Potal Money Orders? It never went to Kansas City, and if it had,
Kansas City was not a bank.

Hearings, Reports and Prints of the House Committee on ...
https://books.google.com/books?id=UBs4AAAAIAAJ
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations - 1966 - ?
.........
"In March 1960, the Post Office and Treasury Departments
initiated a study to determine the feasibility of expanding the electronic facilities in the Treasurer's Office to provide for processing postal money orders. Conversion of the money order operation to the electronic system was started in June 1962 and completed in April 1963...."

http://jfk.education/node/11
..........https://www.computer.org/csdl/proceedings/afips/1966/5068/00/50680479.pdf

Federal Reserve Pricing Policy on Check Clearing Services: ...
https://books.google.com/books?id=yccPAAAAIAAJ
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban
Affairs - 1984 -

The Federal Reserve places an endorsement on all items that it processes through reader sort equipment. However, the Federal Reserve also offers a program, called "fine-sort," whereby depositing institutions may deposit checks that have been presorted and packaged according to payor institution. The Federal Reserve delivers these checks to the payor institutions along with the checks the Federal Reserve has itself processed.
The collection of checks in the fine sort program is accelerated because they can be deposited later than other check deposits.
In addition, the fine sort program is the most efficient method of collecting checks in certain instances,
such as when an institution of first deposit has a relatively large number of checks drawn on a particular payor institution.
Although the lack of the Federal Reserve endorsement on checks collected through the fine sort program may be a source of inconvenience for some depository institutions, primarily the larger institutions that may receive checks from several several sources other than the Federal
Reserve, the fine sort program does not result in significant problems in the return item process. We believe the fine sort program results in
improve- ments in the speed and efficiency of the nation's check collection system" .....

http://maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=95643&search=money_and+grimes#...

http://maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=10490&relPageId=120&search=jac...

103. http://jfk.ci.dallas.tx.us/box5.htm

Page from Hill's 1959 Alexandria, VA, City Directory :

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=121290021

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