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

Sale Date — Thursday, 27 May, 2010

Category — Flag-of-Truce Mail: Other Routes

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
244
c
Sale 988, Lot 244, Flag-of-Truce Mail: Other RoutesParkersburg (West) Va. Yellow inner cover from the South to Albany N.Y., three bold manuscript examiner's marks, "Examined G.M. Bascom, Capt & AAG U.S." by Union Captain of Ohio Volunteers Gustavus Murray Bascom, "Examined Andrew R. Barless Provost Marshal C.S.A." and "Examined John B (illegible)", U.S. postage paid by 3c Rose (65), tied by "Parkersburg Va. 26 Mar 1862" circular datestamp, some edge tears, otherwise Fine and attractive, flag-of-truce mail sent via exchange points other than those in southeastern Virginia are very scarce, illustrated in Special Routes (p. 93)

E. 500-750
600