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    GEORGE WASHINGTON INAUGURAL SHANK BUTTON. Unlisted in Albert, Johnson or Sullivan-DeWitt. A 22 mm. shanked button of undetermined fabric (possibly silver-plated copper). The shank is embedded on a raised mound of metal, similar to the tombac style of buttons. The front is engraved with the slogan "Long Live The President" surrounding a circle enclosing the initials "GW". Similar in design to some of the accredited GW buttons, but likely done some years after-the-fact. The button is definitely of the period. We just cannot determine the age of the engraving, THEREFORE BEING SOLD UNATTRIBUTED. EXCELLENT condition.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2004
    29th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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    Sold on Jul 29, 2004 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
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