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    Excessively Rare Three Cats and the Capitol Building

    Three Large Cats Above the Capitol
    Irregularly shaped but kind of round and 6" in diameter. Three large cats appear at the top. Each cat stands nearly 3" tall, with their bodies being part of the main disc and their heads standing up off the disc. Below the cats, there is a 2 1/2" tall Capitol building. This is an extremely early piece, with dark, highly irregular surfaces. Pieces of currency are extremely numerous, including several large pieces of Brown Backs. The edges are rough, and there is an ink stain to the left of the Capitol. The piece originally was made to hang, with a red ribbon. About half the length of the original ribbon is still with the piece. There is no indication of manufacturer, but it does have a typical "Made of..." label. The label is intact but stained, and it appears to have been reglued. From its style of manufacture, it is quite likely that it was made in the late 1870s or early 1880s. This is the only example we've ever seen, and in spite of its rather rough appearance, this is certainly up there in the ten top pieces of this combined offering.
    From the Len Glazer Macerated Collection

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2021
    26th Sunday
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