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    Commodore Watson Cigar Inner Label Proof by F. Heppenheimer's Sons, New York, ten-color, 8" x 7". John C. Watson (1842 - 1923) graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1860, served with distinction during the Civil War and became quite the hero in 1898 after defeating a Spanish fleet at Santiago, Cuba. He is shown here as a senior officer amid smaller vignettes relating to his recent service. Printer's color bars along lower margin, register marks throughout. Uneven left edge, mounted to trimmed ledger leaf. Very fine condition. From The Richard Revolinski Collection.

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    June, 2008
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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