Lot 24: George Washington ''Long Live the President'' 1789 Inaugural Coat Button

NateDSanders

NateDSanders

2018-04-23 09:03:06

Lot 24

Gorgeous button from the very first Presidential inauguration in 1789, a George Washington coat button with ''Long Live the President'' encircling a wreath at center. Measures .625'' in diameter. With original shank on verso. Metal button has some tarnishing as expected; overall in very good condition, with a smooth surface and minimal rubbing. One of the scarcer buttons from the first Presidential inauguration.

Estimate: $4,000






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