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Sale 869 — Fall 2003 U.S. Rarities: United States, Confederate States, Historic Flights and Hawaii

Sale Date — Saturday, 15 November, 2003

Category — Confederate States Prisoners

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3386
c
Sale Number 869, Lot Number 3386, Confederate States PrisonersFort Delaware, Fort DelawareFort Delaware. Prisoner's cover to Mount Jackson Va. endorsed "Per Flag of truce Via Fortress Monroe", 3c Rose (65) tied by "Delaware City Del. Feb. 5" duplex datestamp and target, used with Confederate States 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c), full to large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Feb. 18" circular datestamp, 3c pulled perf at bottom, faint toning, still Very Fine, an attractive mixed-franking prisoner-of-war cover, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,300
3387
c
Sale Number 869, Lot Number 3387, Confederate States PrisonersCamp Butler Ill, Camp Butler IllCamp Butler Ill. Ms. examiner's endorsement "Exam'd G. C. Wilson, Lieut. in Chge Cor" on buff cover to Covington Ky., ms. "From a prisoner" at left, 3c Rose (65) tied by Star in Circle fancy cancel, bold "Springfield Ill. Mar. 18, 1863?" circular datestamp, backflap removed, otherwise Very Fine, extremely rare prisoner-of-war usage, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,300
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3388
c
Sale Number 869, Lot Number 3388, Confederate States PrisonersCivilian Flag of Truce, Civilian Flag of TruceCivilian Flag of Truce. 3c Rose (65) tied by 4-Point Star in Circle, "New York Jan. 30" duplex datestamp on ca. 1864 buff cover to Elizabethtown N.C., sender's endorsement "Per Flag of Truce", pair of Confederate States 5c Blue, Local (7) tied by "Richmond Va. Feb. 10" circular datestamp, some edgwear, 3c small perf faults, 5c pair a bit soiled and rubbed, otherwise Fine, U.S. and Confederate mixed frankings originating in New York City are extremely rare, with 1983 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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3389
c
Sale Number 869, Lot Number 3389, Confederate States PrisonersCivilian Flag of Truce, Civilian Flag of TruceCivilian Flag of Truce. Buff cover addressed in French to New Orleans, endorsed in English "Flag of Truce" at top left, also endorsed "fleurs" at lower left, "New Orleans La. Nov. 20, 1864" double-circle datestamp and "Ship 4" in circle handstamp, Very Fine, an extremely rare civilian flag-of-truce cover carried by steamboat into Federal-occupied New Orleans

E. 750-1,000
1,150
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