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    Civil War: Two Relics from the U.S.S. Monitor. Impressive shadow box display (19" x 23.5"), comprised of the following elements: 1) Currier & Ives hand-colored small folio lithograph titled: "The Great Fight Between the 'Merrimac' & 'Monitor', March 9th 1862." 2) A period note reading: "Original Iron Sharing from the Turret of the Ericsson Iron Clad Monitor. Got on board just after she was launched at Greenpoint L.I. A.D. 1862 J. S. R." 3) An 1.5" cylindrical object with label inscribed "Monitor". 4) A 2" semi-circular scrap of iron with indecipherable label attached. 5) A period note reading "Original Iron Sharing from the Turret of the Iron Clad Monitor." A metal plaque says: "Relic piece of iron from the Turret of the USS Monitor/ Relic from the collection of J. S. Reigart". John S. Reigart [b. 1836] lived in New York City and had ongoing access to the Brooklyn Navy Yard. He actively collected relics and typically attached notes of provenance to each. His collection, or what was left of it, was discovered in the estate of a Connecticut book dealer some years ago.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    February
    22nd Saturday 10:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    February
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    2 Days 13h 22m 18s
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 43001-43484) - 11:00 AM Central Time, Saturday, February 22, 2020.
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    Heritage Auctions - Dallas
    3500 Maple Ave
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    Dallas, TX 75219

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    $2,000
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