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    Benjamin Harrison: Official 1889 Inauguration Badge. 1.5" copper medal suspended from a red silk grosgrain ribbon and a crossed-rails hanger inscribed "Washington Mar. 4, 1889." The medal has a bust of Harrison and reads: "Twenty Third President of the United States Benjamin Harrison". The reverse reads: "Harrison & Morton. Inaugural Ceremonies Mar. 4, 1889. General James A. Beaver Chief Marshal". Minimal wear with smooth, glossy surfaces.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2021
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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