Jul 21, 2012, 09:51 AM
President Washington's first Army Uniform Button, "Wayne's Legion."
Wayne's Legion was the first Army raised by our first President, George Washington.
It was raised to protect the settlers on the Frontier of our new Country.
They are normally found in so-so condition, but this one is a beauty!!
Last edited by SeaIslandRelicBoy; Jul 24, 2012 at 09:29 PM.
Jul 21, 2012, 11:22 AM
Holy Moly that is fantastic!
Jul 21, 2012, 11:56 AM
wow that is beautiful. no doubt very rare and valuable too. I vote banner.
Jul 21, 2012, 03:28 PM
That is a rare combination of condition & rarity
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Jul 21, 2012, 06:23 PM
What a beauty.
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Jul 21, 2012, 06:32 PM
Very nice! Congradulations on that button.
Jul 21, 2012, 06:43 PM
That's a very nice one. Great condition too. You did very well.
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Jul 22, 2012, 09:38 AM
I too think its rare. Great find!
Jul 22, 2012, 10:38 AM
Amazing, simply Amazing.......HH
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Jul 22, 2012, 10:40 AM
Jul 24, 2012, 09:30 PM
Thank you for the great compliments!!!
Jul 24, 2012, 09:38 PM
Beautiful button! Looks pewter and in fantastic condition. Great historical find, HH
Jul 24, 2012, 10:45 PM
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BANNER find, for sure!
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Jul 25, 2012, 12:56 AM
True American history that belongs in a museum. Hope it ends up there.
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