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Original 1789 First Inaugural Button: “Memorable Era / March the Fourth 1789
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[GEORGE WASHINGTON]. 1789 Inaugural button. Brass, original shank (slightly bent over), 34 mm.

Inventory #25794       Price: $4,500

This splayed eagle design brass coat button is a fine example. March 4th was the day appointed for the first meeting of the first Federal Congress. When George Washington was inaugurated President in the temporary capital, New York City, on April 30, 1789, many in the crowd wore patriotic buttons.

Condition

Overall very good


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