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    George Washington: A Stunning 1789 Inaugural Clothing Button with Original Gilded Lettering. This distinctive design was made in two sizes, of which this is the far rarer, larger 20mm size. Listed by Alphaeus Albert as WI 17A, Albert gives this variety a top rarity rating of R5. The present example is in unimprovable choice condition, with all the original gilding present in the incised lettering and wreath. Original shank on the verso. Unquestionably one of the premier GW buttons in the Frent Collection, and the first 20mm size ever offered by Heritage.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2017
    21st Saturday
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