Raynors HCA 2020-02
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 2/28/2020
DeWitt GW 1789-7 measuring 1-5/16" diameter. Center has recessed and slightly stippled oval with large, raised, Roman style "GW" initials with the slogan "Long Live The President" above in raised letters within a semi-circular channel. The reverse retains the original shank. The button displays beautifully showing the deep copper tone surface in certain angles of reflected light. VF and especially attractive. ... plus, George Washington Inaugural Button, 1-5/16 diameter, "Eagle and Star" Type. Albert WI-12C. Plain Reverse. Brass. With Original Shank. Extremely VG. This classic design type George Washington Inaugural Button is of a major variety has 63 incuse dots or indentations forming a surrounding design to the outer border. There is a sharp, highly detailed central Patriotic Federal Heraldic American Eagle with a Liberty Shield on its breast, Arrows and Laurel Branch clutched in its Talons. The Eagle's Head is wisely turned towards the Laurel, which shows our country's preference for peace. Above the Eagle is a Six Pointed Star with Rays. The reverse shank is complete yet pushed flat. This rich natural chocolate-brown brass example is extremely smooth and clean with just a faint bend. Overall, an impressive fully original George Washington "Eagle and Star" Inaugural Button having just some slight even wear.
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A Pair of George Washington  Inaugural Button

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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $2,080.00
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Auction closed on Friday, February 28, 2020.
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