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    Early American George Washington Militia Hat Plate Circa 1820-1830, original George Washington brass militia hat plate. Fine. Measures 4.5" x 1.75", consisting of a thin sheet of brass, embossed with a small distinct oval bust of Washington amidst cannons, flags, leaves, and swirls. Medium brown in color, with lighter high points. A 1/2" patch of some minor surface corrosion on the lower left. This piece was originally to be attached to the front of a hat with two iron pins on either side (the pins have mostly rusted away on the back). A very unusual George Washington related, interesting early American militia and military item.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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