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Sale 988 — The Steven C. Walske Collection of Civil War Special Routes

Sale Date — Thursday, 27 May, 2010

Category — Flag-of-Truce Mail: Petersburg-Old Point Comfort

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 988, Lot Number 111, Flag-of-Truce Mail: Petersburg-Old Point ComfortSalisbury Prison, N.C, Salisbury Prison, N.CSalisbury Prison, N.C. Incoming cover addressed to "E.B. Gilley Salisbury N.C." and endorsed "Prisoner of War", manuscript "Ex" censor mark in pencil, 3c Rose (65), manuscript cancelled and tied by "Hill N.H. Jun. 25" (1862) circular datestamp, sent through Old Point Comfort Va., entered C.S.A. mails with "Petersburg Va. Jul. 15" circular datestamp, "10" C.S.A. postage due handstamp, some light soiling, Very Fine, scarce flag-of-truce cover through Petersburg which was open as an exchange point for only four months in 1862, see lot 52 for "Mails Suspended" cover from same correspondence, ex Birkinbine, with 1977 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
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