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    George Washington: "Eagle with Star" Inaugural Button. GW-1789-3, Albert WI-12E, brass. At 30 mm across, apparently reduced in size with loss to punchmarks at top half. Moderate wear, re-attached shank. This example is the one pictured in Albert's book and so-noted in Albert's personal copy. Both a 20 mm and a 30 mm variety are listed. Albert believed these smaller buttons were used on military uniforms, as the full size buttons were too big.

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    June, 2018
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