Lot 11: George Washingtons Hair



2017-04-07 10:19:22

Lot 11

George Washington: A Lock of Hair. Includes three strands of George Washington's hair. The hair was given by a Custis-Washington family member, probably Eleanor Parke Custis, to the wife of Colonel Levin Powell (1738-1810), an intimate friend of Washington and Revolutionary War hero. A copy of the original provenance, circa 1845, and a certification by noted autograph dealer Charles Hamilton are included in the presentation. Does have toning and spotting on Hamilton's presentation paperwork. Notes: To place a bid go to www.oneofakindauctions.com

Estimate: $1500-2000

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