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Lot 518

"Illustrated History of The Stars and Stripes", near overall pictorial design in red and blue on patriotic cover addressed to Providence, R.I., 3¢ (65), Fine, cancelled by centrally struck fancy "circle of Vs" cancel, Portland, Me 11/4/61 DCDS, slightly reduced at right, scarce and most attractive design, Very Fine cover.
Estimate 400 - 500
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Lot 519
Lot 520

"Flag of Truce Letter", manuscript endorsement on cover to Penfield, Ga., 3¢ (65), tied by grid, Sandusky, O. 10/8/64 d.c.d.s., manuscript examiner's initials "GSB", "Due 10" straight line CSA handstamp, manuscript "Care of Maj. Genl. Butler, Old Point Comfort, Va.", missing backflap, still Fine and attractive appearing.
Estimate 400 - 500
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Lot 521

"Contraband", manuscript notation on cover to Pt. Lookout, Md., 3¢ (65) tied by partial blue "Star of David" cancel, matching Hebron, Conn. c.d.s., red examiner's endorsement cover expertly rebacked, very scarce use of "Contraband" endorsement, Fine appearing.
Estimate 150 - 200
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