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    Relics: Three Relics Related to George Washington, from the Collection of J. S. Reigart, including: a turned wood box, 3" high, with a label on the bottom, "Original Wood of Centennial Inaugural Triumphal Arch 26th St, N.Y. City, April 30th 1889", filled with related newspaper clippings and a silk inaugural centennial lapel button, 1889; a block of wood, 4.25" x 2.75" x 1.5", with a paper label, "Piece of Epping House, The Birthplace of Mary Ball Washington, The Mother of Gen. George Washington ..."; and, a turned wood stand, 5.5" high, made at the Mount Vernon factory, out of wood from Washington's home, there is a printed label on both the bottom that offers a history of Washington and the relic, and a brass tag with a beautifully engraved portrait of Washington by N. Billings of the American Bank Note Company.

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    May, 2011
    21st Saturday
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