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Sale 88: The Sescal Sale

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Prisoner of War Covers, Northern Prisons

Lot 1592    

Confederacy, Elmira Prison, Elmira, N.Y., prisoner cover bearing U.S. 1861, 3¢ rose (perf flaws) tied by "Elmira, N.Y., Mar 23, 1866" cds (year date incorrect instead of 1865) cds, addressed locally outside of the prison, "Prisoner's Letter, Elmira, N.Y., Examined" examiner's oval handstamp, with original 1865 enclosure regarding eagerness to get out, Very Fine.
Scott No. U.S. 65    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $130

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