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    10c Blue, Die A (11), large margins, uncancelled, on 1864 POW cover from Danville, Va. to Buffalo, N.Y., handstamped "Due 6" with Old Point Comfort c.d.s. over manuscript "Per flag of truce boat" endorsement, examiner's "Examined, AMB" in manuscript, Very Fine. Includes original letter from soldier in "Prison No. 3" asking his father to have a Capt. Alberger "attend to my affairs with the Company".

    Estimate $400-$600


    Expertization: 1993 CSA Certificate declining opinion as to whether the stamp originated on the cover.

    The letter never entered the Confederate mails, so the C.S.A. stamp was unnecessary.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2009
    2nd-4th Tuesday-Thursday
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