American History: Live Salesroom Auction

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Monday, April 29, 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. EST
Tuesday, April 30, 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. EST

sale times

Friday, June 10, 10:00 AM ET

6/10/2016 - American History: Live Salesroom Auction

Featuring The M. Clifford (Cliff) and Lynne B. Young Confederate Blockade Runner Collection

Highlights of the sale include:
An Important Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth Inscribed Presentation Sword and Archive
A Rare Whole Plate Tintype of the Ill-Fated Civil War Steamer Sultana
Samuel Walters, oil on canvas, The Confederate Blockade Runner C.S.S. Colonel Lamb at Sea, 1864
Rare Confederate Stainless Banner Second National Arsenal Made Flag, Captured From Battery Bee, South Carolina
Custer 6th Cavalry 14K Gold Tiffany Badge, Presented to Col. James H. Kidd

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auction notes

Auction:
June 10, 2016 at 10:00 am ET

Preview:
June 9, 2016: 12:00 - 5:00 PM ET
June 10, 2016: 8:00 - 10:00 AM ET

Buyer's Premium: 20[%]

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Live Salesroom Auction
 
Lot #1 - Paul Revere, War of 1812, Mechanics of the Town of Boston Signed Pledge
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Sold: $15,600.00
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Lot #2 - USS Lawrence, Cane Made From Ship's Oak Deck, Presented to War of 1812 POW by Commodore Perry
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Sold: $2,400.00
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Lot #3 - War of 1812 Scherenschnitte Made by Identified POW
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Sold: $480.00
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Lot #5 - The Confederate Blockade Runner CSS Colonel Lamb at Sea, 1864, by Samuel Walters
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Sold: $126,000.00
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Lot #6 - The Giant of Mobile Bay, Original Watercolor by Tom W. Freeman
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Sold: $0.00
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Lot #7 - United States Iron Clad Ram DICTATOR, Rare Hand-Colored Lithograph by Endicott
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Sold: $0.00
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Lot #8 - Capture of Fort Fisher, Civil War Chromolithograph by Kurz & Allison
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Sold: $180.00
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Lot #9 - Carved Wooden Relief of the Blockade Runner Advance
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Sold: $0.00
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Lot #10 - Model of the CSS Tennessee
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Sold: $0.00
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Lot #11 - Model of the Blockade Runner Fergus, aka Presto
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Sold: $1,200.00
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Lot #12 - Civil War Blockade Cover Run into Wilmington from the Presto
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Sold: $2,640.00
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Lot #13 - Ship's Mail Bag from the US Flagship Richmond, 1879-1883
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Sold: $450.00
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Lot #14 - Items from Captured Confederate Ships and Blockade Runners
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Sold: $660.00
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Lot #15 - Folk Art Carved Rebel Head Cane
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Sold: $1,560.00
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Lot #16 - Folk Art Walking Stick Made of Wood from the Confederate Gunboat Beauregard, Sunk in 1862
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Sold: $1,200.00
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Lot #17 - The Great Seal of the Confederate States of America
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Sold: $1,200.00
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Lot #18 - The Great Seal of the Confederate States of America
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Sold: $0.00
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Lot #19 - Confederate Church Bell Captured at Baton Rouge by Union Forces Under Command of General Benjamin Butler
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Sold: $7,200.00
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Lot #20 - Probable Patriotic Confederate First National Flag
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Sold: $4,920.00
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Lot #22 - Flag Relic from Rebel Ram Tennessee Captured by Admiral Farragut's Fleet at Mobile Bay, August 1864, Plus CSA Currency
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Sold: $615.00
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Lot #23 - Flag Relic from Rebel Ram Tennessee Captured by Farragut's Fleet at the Battle of Mobile Bay
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Sold: $420.00
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Lot #24 - Admiral D.G. Farragut Signed CDV, Plus
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Sold: $360.00
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Lot #25 - Admiral D.G. Farragut, 3 CDVs by Brady
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Sold: $360.00
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Lot #26 - Civil War CDVs of Admiral Farragut and the USS Hartford
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Sold: $600.00
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Lot #27 - Civil War CDVs Related to the Blockade, Incl. General Whiting, Admiral Buchanan, and Captured Blockade Runners
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Sold: $1,560.00
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Lot #28 - Albumen CDV of the Confederate Ironclad Ram Tennessee, Captured at Mobile Bay
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Sold: $720.00
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Lot #29 - Mathew Brady Albumen Photograph of the USS Monitor
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Sold: $780.00
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Lot #30 - Plan of Charleston Harbor, and its fortifications, A. Williams & Co., Boston, 1861
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Sold: $660.00
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Lot #31 - Broadside For Public Auction of the Cargo of the Blockade Runner Ariel
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Sold: $510.00
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Lot #32 - Chicora Importing & Exporting Company of South Carolina, Confederate Blockade Runner Bond, 1861
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Sold: $480.00
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Lot #33 - The Atlantic Steam Packet Co. of the Confederate States, Blockade Runner Bond, 1863
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Sold: $480.00
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Lot #34 - The Consolidated Steamship Company of Charleston, Confederate Blockade Runner Bond, 1863
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Sold: $2,760.00
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Lot #35 - The Consolidated Steamship Company of Charleston, Confederate Blockade Runner Bond, 1864
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Sold: $0.00
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Lot #36 - Southern Cotton & Steamship Co. of Ala. and Ga., Confederate Blockade Runner Stock, 1864
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Sold: $1,320.00
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Lot #37 - Importing & Exporting Company of South Carolina, Confederate Blockade Runner Bond, 1864
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Sold: $2,520.00
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Lot #38 - Charleston Importing and Exporting Company, Confederate Blockade Runner Bond
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Sold: $720.00
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Lot #39 - Confederate Blockade Runner Stock in the Sloop Governor Brown and its Cargo
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Sold: $390.00
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Lot #40 - Civil War Letterbook of Edward Willis, Commission Merchant at Charleston, SC, Relating to the Blockade
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Sold: $840.00
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Lot #41 - US Navy Reports of Blockade Runners
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Sold: $480.00
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Lot #42 - Civil War Watch Quarter and Station Bill of the USS Lackawanna
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Sold: $0.00
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Lot #43 - List of Blockade Runners Captured by USS John P. Jackson
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Sold: $246.00
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Lot #44 - Confederate Letter Regarding Blockade Running and Grant's Vicksburg Campaign
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Sold: $210.00
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Lot #45 - CSA Secretary of State Judah P. Benjamin ALS to CSA Secretary of War James Seddon, Introducing a Blockade Runner
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Sold: $1,353.00
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Lot #46 - Gideon Welles LS Regarding Muskets From a Blockade Runner Captured by Admiral Farragut
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Sold: $399.75
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Lot #47 - The North Coast of the Gulf of Mexico, from St. Marks to Galveston, 1844/1864 Blueback Map
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Sold: $0.00
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Lot #48 - Telegraph Report of the Battle of Mobile Bay
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Sold: $480.00
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Lot #49 - Civil War Diary of Charles E. Milliken, Aboard USS Seminole, Killed Disarming a Bomb at the Battle of Mobile Bay
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Sold: $0.00
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Lot #50 - Civil War Correspondence Copybook of the USS Gem of the Sea
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Sold: $840.00
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Lot #51 - Diary of Joseph S. Cony, USS Shokokon and Fort Jackson, Including Fort Fisher Content
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Sold: $1,680.00
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