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First Day Cover to Honor Admiral Farragut's Victory at Mobile Bay, Plus Original Artwork by Edward Vebell (b. 1921)
6/13/2014 - American History: Live Salesroom Auction
Edward Vebell (b. 1921). Goauche on paper, 10.25 x 12.5 in. (sight), ink signed l.r. Ed Vebell, framed with an August 5, 1990 canceled America's Patriotic Heroes cover based on the artwork commemorating Farragut's victory at Mobile Bay 126 years earlier, and including a three cent stamp featuring Farragut and his adoptive brother David Dixon Porter. Framed together, 17 x 26.25 in. overall. Edward Vebell is a noted American artist and illustrator, and his numerous commissions include work produced for the US Postal Service.

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The Paul DeHaan Collection of Items Related to Admiral D.G. Farragut and the USS Hartford


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