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Sale 88: The Sescal Sale

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Prisoner of War Covers, Northern Prisons

Lot 1596    

Confederacy, Rock Island Barracks, Rock Island, Ill., blue oval "R.I. Barracks, Prisoner's Letter, Examined" handstamp, U.S. 1861, 3¢ Rose (65) canceled by target, "Rock Island Ill. Feb. 21 '65" double-circle datestamp on unsealed buff cover to Miss Fanny Grimes in Bristol Conn., forwarded to Rocky Hill Conn. with manuscript "Ford 3", Very Fine and late prisoner-of-war use, the sender could have been Edward C. Grimes or George Grimes - both of whom are buried in Rock Island cemetery.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $130

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