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January 2003 Americana Catalog.

Lot# 1362

GW with Linked Rings. 1889 Centennial Reproduction. Cobb-unlisted, WHB.62, RAU-unlisted, DeW.GW1789.9 (note), F/R.B.1003R. Uncirculated. Brass. 198.8 gns. 32.2mm. Original shank. Thick flan. Single piece. Nice, rich brassy brown color on both sides. Cobb's descriptive label on the back. This J.B. Gaunt, Ltd. (Birmingham, England) reproduction was made for the inaugural centennial and is not deceptive when compared to an original WHB.10. Cobb included one in his collection but did not list it. Cobb bought this in 1950 from Clarence March, button dealer in Lewiston, Maine. {cp8}(SEE COLOR PLATE)