George Washington "Linked States" Inaugural Brass Button, 1789. Depicts the script initials "GW" surrounded by the inscription "LONG LIVE THE PRESIDENT" with an exterior linked ring of script letters representing the original thirteen colonies. Does not retain shank. 1 7/16" dia. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: Overall good, likely dug condition with surface wear to gilding. Minute dents to edges. Bends, possibly in the making, to surface.
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