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    George Washington: Outstanding "Plain Roman GW" Inaugural Button, Possibly the Finest Example Known. GW-1789-1, Albert WI-8, 36 mm with beveled edge, copper. A stunning example of this elusive pattern, typically found in much lesser grades. Practically no wear with beautiful gloss and patina, along with the original shank. In unimprovable condition. You'll never find a nicer one! Acquired directly from Dewey Albert at the A.P.I.C. convention held in Hartford, Connecticut in 1976. Dewey later added the notation "Best specimen known" alongside its image in his book on military and historical buttons.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    2nd-3rd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 17
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