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A Little Piece Of Washington Medallion History


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Posted 04 December 2017 - 20:19

Each box contained one of these. After they sold a certain number, they'd have a drawing and announce the winners. As far as I can tell, there were four series. The Second-series, seventh sub-division was around 1862-1865, with a break in there of 1864 when a big lawsuit pretty much stopped manufacturing of the Washington Medallion Pens. 

 

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