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1871 U.S. Grant Signed Navy Appointment

Starting Bid - $400.00, Sold For - $1,265.00

Partially printed navy appointment document (19 x 15.5 inches) signed by U.S. Grant ("8") as President is dated May 23, 1871. This impressive official document is fully executed and is complete with its original bold blue embossed seal. This document was presented to "Mr. Joseph Wilson Jr." upon his appointment as a "Medical Inspector" in the United States Navy. Beautiful graphics includes military and oceanic vignettes. Exceptional condition, very bright and clean, with several fold lines, and some very light creasing in the lower left mentioned strictly for the sake of accuracy, otherwise in overall Excellent condition. Matted and framed to total dimensions of 22 x 26.5 inches. LOA from James Spence, Steve Grad & John Reznikoff/PSA DNA. Reserve $400. Estimate $800/$1,200. SOLD FOR $1,265.00

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