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Sale 92: The Summer Sale

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Prisoner of War Covers, Northern Prisons

Lot 2479    

Confederacy, Point Lookout, Md., unsealed orange prisoner-of-war cover bearing U.S. 3¢ rose (65) tied by target cancel duplexed with "Point Lookout Md. Oct 10 '64" double-circle datestamp to Lexington Va., manuscript prisoner "S.M. Dunlop, Co. "II" 4th Va. Inft" and "By flag of truce Boat" endorsements, "Prisoner's Letter Examined." octagonal censor handstamp (Ty. IIa), exchanged via Old Point Comfort and Richmond with "Due 10" straightline for Confederate postage, "Due 2" handstamp overstruck with grid cancel, Very Fine, ex-Brandon.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Samuel M. Dunlop was captured at Gettysburg and one of three brothers in the war, the others being W.E. and R.K. R.K. was wounded at 2nd Manassas and Chancellorsville.

Realized: $325

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