Civil War Soldier’s Postal Covers, Six envelopes, 3 in x 5 ¾ in, each decorated with the red-white-and-blue patriotic Union emblem. Five of them have an eagle in full flight, grasping the thirty-four star American flag in one talon and the Secessionist flag and serpent in the other, while biting the serpent, below the title of the vignette, “The Fate of Secession.” The sixth envelope has a vignette of a drummer boy and the American flag with a thirty-star flag. All the envelopes were addressed to Mrs. Mary Smith, Dedham PO, Houston Co, Minn, with the annotation, in another hand, “Min. Agcy. Min.” Dated variously, Jan. 6/63; Jan. 14/63; Jan. 24/63; Feb 1, with no year and the pencil notation, “Misspent”; Mar 16/63,” and one with “Min Agency, M 4,” no year. Stampless, traces of glue and staps, condition soiled and worn. The thirty-fifth star had not yet been added to this patriotic envelope, representing West Virginia.
Italian Postmarked Envelope and Manuscript Letter May 19 1796 from Jewish Ghetto Ceneda Busta italiana con timbro postale e lettera del 19 maggio 1796 del Ghetto Ceneda ebraico
POW Mail from a WWI German Prisoner to His Parents the Gottliebs in Upper Bavaria 25 July 1918
Airmail cover on an airmail envelope dated December 13 1938 sent from Morafenobe Madagascar via Mozambique to Athens, Greece