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Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc. Sale: 1215

United States
Confederate States: Prisoner-of-War Mail

Sale No: 1215
Lot No: 2601
Symbol: C
Cat No: 13

image Columbia S.C. (Camp Asylum). 20c Green (13), faults, uncancelled but tied by mucilage stains on cover to Dennysville Me., "Old Point Comfort Va. Oct. 17" double-circle datestamp, "Due 6" in circle handstamp, manuscript prisoner's endorsement and "Care of Hon. R.T. Ould Commissioner of exchange, Richmond Va." at left, with photocopy of Prisoner of War Records Office stating that the sender was captured at Petersburg Va. July 30, 1864, and imprisoned in Camp Asylum until his escape in March 1865, Fine and extremely rare, very few covers are known from Camp Asylum and we record only four examples in total of the 20c on prisoners' covers -- the other three are all north-to-south covers from Union prisons -- ex Walske, with 1969 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,100.00


Closed..Dec-18-2019, 12:01:21 EST
Sold For 1100

Sale No: 1215
Lot No: 2602
Symbol: C
Cat No: 7

image 5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, tied by "Old Point Comfort Va. Dec. 16" double-circle datestamp and by "Due 6" in circle handstamp on buff prisoner-of-war cover used from a Columbia S.C. Prison to Newburyport Mass., possibly from Camp Sorghum, manuscript examiner's marking, edgewear and tears, stamps nicked, otherwise Fine (Image)

E. $ 300-400

Openings not Provided


Closed..Dec-18-2019, 12:01:38 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 1215
Lot No: 2603
Symbol: C
Cat No: Libby Prison, Richmond Va

image Libby Prison, Richmond Va. Endorsed "Prisoners Letter, Lt. J.P. Rockwell, Richmond Va." at top right, "Old Point Comfort Va., Mar 16" circular datestamp and matching "Due 3" handstamp, sent via "Flag of Truce" to Norwich Ct., Very Fine, with 2001 C.S.A. certificate and accompanied by biographical information on the prisoner (Image)

E. $ 300-400

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 275.00


Closed..Dec-18-2019, 12:02:06 EST
Sold For 275

Sale No: 1215
Lot No: 2604
Symbol: C
Cat No: Camp Oglethorpe

image Camp Oglethorpe for Officers, Macon Ga. Prisoner-of-war inner cover from Lt. Oliver R. McNary, with photocopy of original contents, datelined "Macon Georgia June 5, 1864" to Washington Pa., cover with prisoner's endorsement at top, manuscript censor mark "Ex. W.S." of Sgt. W.S. Scott, "Old Point Comfort Va. Jul. 18" double-circle datestamp, "Due 6" handstamp (not entitled to 3c due rate), light stains, otherwise Fine, a desirable cover from the Macon Ga. Confederate Prison Camp Oglethorpe for Officers, illustrated in Confederate Philatelist (Oct., 1961) (Image)

E. $ 300-400

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 180.00


Closed..Dec-18-2019, 12:02:39 EST
Sold For 180

Sale No: 1215
Lot No: 2605
Symbol: C
Cat No: POW

image Columbia S.C. (Richland Jail). Manuscript examiner's marking "Examined R. D. Senn, Comd. Post Guard" and prisoner's endorsement on cover to New York City "Care Genl. Winder C.S.A., Richmond Va.", pencil date "Feb. 12/64", "Old Point Comfort Va. Mar. 1" circular datestamp and "Due 3" straightline handstamp, Very Fine, scarce prisoner's cover from Richland Jail, signed Brian Green (Image)

E. $ 400-500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 300.00


Closed..Dec-18-2019, 12:02:56 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 1215
Lot No: 2606
Symbol: C
Cat No: Johnson's Island

image Johnson's Island, Sandusky O. Orange cover with clear strike of "Prisoner's Letter, Johnsons Island, O., Examined GSP" backstamp, with 3c Rose (65), s.e. at right, tied by target and "Sandusky O. Nov. 15" (1864) double-circle datestamp, also with 10c Blue, Die A (11), large margins all around, tied by "Richmond Va. Jan. 21" circular datestamp, endorsed "Per flag of truce Via Fortress Monroe" at lower left, some slight soiling along edges, Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate, also accompanied by cover with uncancelled No. 7 on a cover to "Mrs. Gen'l. Morgan, care of Col. W. Preston Johnston" and reportedly a drop-rate flag-of-truce use (worth further research) (Image)

E. $ 400-500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 650.00


Closed..Dec-18-2019, 12:03:40 EST
Sold For 650
Sale No: 1215
Lot No: 2607
Symbol: C
Cat No: Point Lookout

image Point Lookout Md. Incoming cover with illustrated Harnden Express Baltimore Striding Messenger design, addressed to a prisoner-of-war from the Second Mississippi Regiment at Point Lookout Md., 3c Rose (65) tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Jun. 5" (1865) circular datestamp and target duplex, notation in red indicates this might have reached Point Lookout after the soldier was released (or worse), magenta "*Rebel Archives*/ Record Division/ War Department" backstamp, stamp with tear at right, cover with edge toning and small tears, still Fine appearing and very rare use of a Harnden Express illustrated cover to a Confederate prisoner in Maryland, with 2006 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 900.00


Closed..Dec-18-2019, 12:04:10 EST
Sold For 900


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