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    George Washington: An Outstanding Example of the Sought-after "Linked States" Inaugural button.
    Washington's initials and "Long Live the President" are surrounded by a chain, with the initials of one of the states in each link. Listed by DeWitt/Sullivan as GW-1789-9 and by Alphaeus Albert as WI 4A. Although far from the rarest Washington button, it has long been prized as the most appealing design. This is a really beautiful example, very sharply struck, with smooth surface and a lovely light chocolate color. One would be hard pressed to find a more pleasing copy. Copper, diameter 44 mm, original shank on verso.


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    October, 2017
    21st Saturday
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