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    Relics: Five Relics Related to George Washington, from the Collection of J. S. Reigart, including: a turned wood acorn, 1.75" high, suspended on a wire stand and mounted on a partially printed "Collection of John S. Reigart" card that is inscribed, "Acorn made of a piece of Christ's Church, Philadelphia 1695. Gen. Washington attended this Church"; another turned wood acorn, .75" high, on a wire stand and mounted on a partially printed "Collection of John S. Reigart" card inscribed, "Acorn made of the Historic Oak, 'The Washington Oak' at Mount Vernon / under this tree Washington used to read"; a small piece of wood, 1.75" x .5", mounted on a piece of tooled leather with gilt lettering, "Piece of the Original Stoop of the Home of Washington, Mount Vernon", the back is inscribed, "Presented by Dr. J. L. McDurmutt, secured by him"; three acorns sealed in a glass bottle with a card that reads, "Natural Acorns from off the famous Washington Oak at Mt. Vernon. Under this Oak Gen. Washington often rested"; and, three turned wood acorns mounted on a card inscribed, "Acorns made of a piece of the Historic 'Washington Oak' at Mt. Vernon. Under this Oak Washington often rested".

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    21st Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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