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Flag-of-Truce and Prisoners’ Mail
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
1047 c imageNorfolk Va. Blurry blue double-circle datestamp and matching "10" rate on orange civilian flag-of-truce cover to Clinton La., 3c Deep Rose (65), corner slightly creased, tied by grid, "Perth Amboy N.J. Jan. 21" (1862) circular datestamp, Fine, scarce use thru Norfolk exchange prior to capture by U.S. in May 1862, ex MacBride and Birkinbine (Image) E. 300-400

SOLD for $275.00
Will close during Public Auction
1048 c imageElmira Prison. Cover bearing 3c Rose (65) tied by "Elmira N.Y. Oct. 6, 1864" double-circle datestamp to Winnsboro S.C., oval "Prisoner's Letter Examined Elmira N.Y." handstamp, bold "Due 10" handstamp for Confederate postage due, trivial edgewear, Very Fine (Image) E. 300-400

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1049 c imageFort Delaware. Prisoner's letter with oval examiner's handstamp to Lexington Va., neat "Delaware City Del. Sep. 14" circular datestamp, 3c Rose (65) with part imprint at bottom added to cover to replace lost stamp, "Richmond Va. Sep. 28" circular datestamp with matching "10" due marking, some wear, appears Fine (Image) E. 200-300

SOLD for $200.00
Will close during Public Auction
1050 c imageFort Warren. Home made cover addressed to "Hon. A. H. Stephens, Fort Warren Boston Harbor, Mass.", additional ms. "Approved to be delivered, By cons. of Maj. Gen'l. Hooker, Chs. O. Joline, Lt. Col. & A.D.C.", docketing on back in hand of Stephens indicates date of Aug. 3, 1865, 3c stamp added to the cover, some overall wear, still Fine, scarce usage, possibly carried outside of the mails (Image) E. 150-200

SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction
1051 c imageJohnson's Island. Cover with 3c Rose (65) tied by target, "Sandusky O. Aug. 27, 1864" double-circle datestamp on cover to Glensville Ala., endorsed "For Flag of Truce, Via Fortress Monroe Va." at top left and with examiner's initials, stamp also tied by "Richmond Va. Sep. 15" circular datestamp with matching "10" handstamp for Confederate postage due, soldier's name endorsement at left from 34th Ala. Infantry, barely reduced at right, some slight wear, still Very Fine, attractive P.O.W. usage (Image) E. 400-500

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
1052 c imageJohnson's Island. Cover bearing 3c Rose (65), s.e. at left and corner crease at bottom right, tied by target, "Sandusky O. Mar. 1, 186?" double-circle datestamp to St. Louis Mo., oval "Prisoner's Letter Examined C S Johnson's Island, O." handstamp, some soiling at bottom, otherwise Fine, usage from a Confederate prisoner sent to a northern addressee (Image) E. 300-400

SOLD for $200.00
Will close during Public Auction
1053 c imageOld Capitol Prison, Washington D.C. Cover with clear strike of "Passed, Military Prison, W.P. Wood Supt." handstamp on cover to Elk Creek Va., bearing C.S.A. 10c Blue, Die B (12) tied by "Richmond Va. Jul. 27" circular datestamp, stamp with small faults, otherwise Fine (Image) E. 300-400

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
1054 c imageRock Island Ill. Nov. 22, 1864 double-circle and target cancel on 3c Pink entire (U34) addressed to Louisville Ky., blue oval "R.I. Barracks Prisoner's Letter Examined" handstamp, with original letter dated Sep. 1, 1864, Very Fine (Image) E. 500-750

SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction

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