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George Washington Brass Inaugural Button

Auction:
2482
Lot:
47
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

George Washington Brass Inaugural Button, America, 1789, made for the first inauguration of George Washington in 1789, the round button with a sunburst above a spreadwing eagle and American shield, surrounded by the inscription "MARCH THE FOURTH 1789 MEMORABLE ERA," with original shank, (surface wear and scratches), dia. 1 5/16 in.

Estimate $2,000-3,000

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George Washington Brass Inaugural Button, George Washington, Shank

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