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Campaign Covers and Civil War Postal History
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Lot 6206

1868, Grant-Colfax campaign cover, 3¢ (#65) with cork cancel and WI, c.d.s. on campaign cover addressed to Tanenburg, NY; edge faults and wear, F.-V.F.
Bischel 446. Walcott 564var.
Suggested Bid $90
Realized $45.
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Lot 6207

1862 (Apr.), cover to Master Mate U.S.S. Steamer Patroon, 1¢ (#63) & 3¢ (#65) tied by target and New York NY c.d.s., with manuscript "7" for additional ship rate, on cover addressed to "S.G. Slayton/Master Mate U.S. Steamer Patroon/Fortress Monroe VA", with manuscript "If gone please forward"; missing backflap, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $120

Patroon (1859) was a steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the Civil War to patrol navigable waterways of the Confederacy to prevent the South from trading with other countries .
Realized $90.
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Lot 6208

Fort Jefferson With Carved Bone Rings, 3¢(65) tied by target with two strikes "Fort Jefferson Fla/Oct/21" cds on cover to Bradytown PA with enclosed letter to writers mother asking to loan him money, two hand carved rings made of bone both with "5" die faces are included, post office was open from 1861-1868 with a peak population of 1,729, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $300
Realized $150.
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Lot 6209
Magnus Illustration Prescott From Ogdensburgh Harbour NY, 9" by 11¼" b&with illustration showing various ships and vessels in harbor; edge flaws, two tape stains one at top affection image, folded well away from image, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
Realized $5.
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