Sale 840 — The Hall Collection of Confederate States

Sale Date — Monday, 17 December, 2001

Category — Prisoners Mail

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
546
c
Sale 840, Lot 546, Prisoners MailSalisbury N.C. Brown homemade cover with original letter datelined "Military Prison, Salisbury N.C., Monday, July 2, 1864" to Boston Mass., endorsed "By flag of truce boat, Prisoners Letter", 10c Blue, Die B (12), large margins except bottom right corner rounded, tied by "Salisbury N.C." circular datestamp, used with 3c Rose (65), both stamps tied by large quartered cork, "Old Point Comfort Va. Aug. 14" double-circle datestamp, pencil "Exd" examiner's mark, Very Fine, choice mixed-franking usage

E. 750-1,000
1,200
547
c
Sale 840, Lot 547, Prisoners MailCamp Chase O. Bold examiner's circular handstamp, 3c Rose (65) tied by target, "Columbus O. Oct. 3" double-circle datestamp, used with 10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c), large margins, both stamps tied by "Richmond Va. Oct. 19" circular datestamp on yellow-buff cover to Twenty-Six S.C., Very Fine and choice mixed-franking cover

E. 750-1,000
950
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548
c
Sale 840, Lot 548, Prisoners MailCamp Chase O.. Examiner's circular handstamp, 3c Rose (65) tied by "Columbus O. Jul. 16" double-circle datestamp and target on buff cover to Buffalo Va., Very Fine

E. 75-100
130
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549
c
Sale 840, Lot 549, Prisoners MailCamp Elmira N.Y. Examiner's oval handstamp, 3c Rose (65), scissors-trimmed perfs at top, tied by "Elmira N.Y. Aug. 25, 1864" double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Petersburg Va., "Richmond Va. Sep. 8" circular datestamp and "10" rate handstamp, Very Fine

E. 200-300
500
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550
c
Sale 840, Lot 550, Prisoners MailJohnson's Island O. Oval examiner's handstamp with "J. Jordan", 3c Rose (65), perfectly centered, bright shade, tied by blue target with matching "Sandusky O. May 12 '65" double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Keene Ky., Extremely Fine

E. 150-200
375
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