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January 2003 Americana Catalog.

Lot# 1341

Script GW with Linked States Border. Design Shows on Back. Cobb 9a, WHB.10B, RAU.WI.4A1, DeW-unlisted (his GW1789.9 is the Cobb 9 variety), F/R-unlisted (their B.1003 is also the Cobb 9 variety). Very Fine. Brass. 89.1 gns. 33.7mm. Original shank. Single piece. Pale golden brown in color. Back slightly darker, as expected. Cobb's descriptive label on the back. GW in script letters in the center, LONG LIVE THE PRESIDENT in raised letters around, the border composed of 13 linked rings each with the name of one of the original 13 colonies/states. The back shows the front's design in reverse. Extremely rare: Albert rated this R-6, with only three to five known. {cp8}(SEE COLOR PLATE)