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    Simulated "Gold Nugget" Ladies Hat Pin with a Copy of the Original 1904 Patent Paper. 6.5" overall. A large simulated gold nugget with small pieces of real white quartz embedded in it. This interesting hat pin was made in Cripple Creek, Colorado to capitalize on the interest in Colorado's most productive mining district. This example is from new old stock from the patent-holder's Cripple Creek jewelry store. Ernest F. Bennett's patent (752,816) is dated February 23, 1904, and that very date is stamped on the pin. A modern printed copy of Bennett's patent is included with the hat pin. In unused condition.

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    May, 2010
    22nd Saturday
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