Lot 15    

Civil War-Era Turned Cover
2/3/2011 - ONLINE American History Timed Auction
3" x 5.5" envelope, turned inside out. Original addressee Mrs. and Mr. Crawford, Seales Station, Ala., visible inside envelope, with a canceled Confederate 10 cent stamp, S.J. Boling, [illegible] Butler City, Ala., and a Seales Station, Ala., Aug 24 handwritten postmark on the outside.

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Expected wear, slight fading of text.
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