October 29, 2016, 9:00 AM PST
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Lot 428: 1898 George Washington Memorial Seal Die - Steel(31 views)
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1898 George Washington Memorial Association Seal Die
1898 Washington and Lee University, George Washington Memorial Association Seal Die. Made of Steel. Choice Extremely Fine.
This possibly unique Steel Die measures 1.75" x 1.75" with the die face being 1.5". This classic Die displays a scroll, with small reversed lettering within a band, bearing George Washington Memorial Association name around a Washington and Lee University inscription on the central scroll, also having a decorative crossed sword and pen, all presented within a circle of 5-Pointed Stars. A rare and historic opportunity to acquire this die that should prove to be of interest to George Washington, Robert E. Lee and Washington and Lee University collectors alike. The first we have seen and offered.