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    George Washington: Exceptional "Memorable Era" GW Inaugural Button. GW-1789-4, 34 mm brass or copper. A well-struck specimen with lovely chocolate patina and original shank. About as nice as they come. Even the word "Era" is distinct... they tend to be poorly struck. This is the only GW button that is dated. It has the date of the scheduled inauguration of our first President, March 4th 1789, but the ceremony was postponed and didn't occur until April 30th.
    From the Collection of David and Janice Frent


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2018
    24th Saturday
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