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Lot 689

John Fremont campaign cover, oval portrait with John Andrew imprint on cover franked with a 3¢ dull red (11A) tied by rimless "Indianapolis/ Ind./ Sep 7" (1856) c.d.s., addressed to Salem, N.H.; mended opening tear, Fine and attractive.
Milgram JF-36.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 690

Johnson's Island Flag of Truce cover, manuscript endorsement "Flag Truce letter" from "D.N. Sanders, Capt 3rd Ga Regt" on cover to Penfield, Ga.,franked with a 3¢ rose (65) tied by a 4-ring target with a Sandusky, O. c.d.s. alongside, Oct 3, 1864; manuscript examiner's "Ex GSB" with a C.S.A. "Due 10" straightline handstamp, manuscript "Care of Maj Genl Butler, Old Pt Comfort, Va."; missing backflap, still Fine and attractive.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Unsold
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Lot 691

Civil War patriotic covers, 1861-64, 8 covers, includes "United Forever" (Bischel-469, W-2532), Gen'l Nathaniel Lyons (Bischel-914, W-467), Soldier at Attention (Bischel-3701, W-2105), "One Flag, One Country" (Bischel-3542, W-2040), mixed condition, a nice lot for the internet dealer, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 692

"Illustrated History of The Stars and Stripes" (Weiss F-T-107), unusual Kingsbury pictorial design in red and blue on patriotic cover from Portland, Me. to Providence, R.I., franked with a 3¢ rose (65), neatly canceled by a "circle of Vs" wit a neat Portland c.d.s. alongside, Nov 4, 1861; slightly reduced at the right, Very Fine and attractive.
Walcott L2832.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $375.
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Lot 693

Camp Utley "Them pesky Treason fellers…", rare red caricature of Uncle Sam spinning the rope to hang traitors, published by B. Sterrs, 3¢ tied by Racine WI town cancel, addressed to Stevens Point WI, with letter; opened roughly at left, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel Unlisted. Walcott Unlisted.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $350.
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Lot 694

Confederate States, 1861, 5¢ green (Scott 1), pair tied by Halifax C. H. VA town cancel, on front and backflap, addressed to Richmond VA, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 695

Confederate States, 1861, 10¢ blue (Scott 2), just touching upper left tied by indistinct town cancel on cover addressed to Fayetteville NC; cover is faulty, Fine.
Scott $325.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Unsold
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