puzzling George Washington item

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  1. tia
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    Hello All!

    This is my first time here, what a wonderful forum!
    My name is tia and I would sure appreciate some input from you guys on something I've acquired.

    It's a figural ivory toothpick of George Washington. The puzzling thing is, it's dated 1770 which is before he was president. Is there anything during that time period that you think might have some connection to this piece?

    I have a picture, but I don't seem to have enough posts to put it up. Will post them at a later datel

    thanks, tia
     
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    Dot Com Nullius in verba Supporting Member

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    how did you acquire it?
     
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    at auction
     
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    I'm an antique collecter :)
     
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    Try to send it (the picture) to me via PM and if it's not something in violation of forum policy I will post it for you- you have my curiousity up.
     
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    What kind of auction did you acquire it from?
     
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    done
     
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    Welcome.


    But I think you've accidentally come to the wrong website and you intended to go HERE.


    Don't worry...it happens ALL the time.
     
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    Thank you Tia, link recieved- a picture is definitely worth a thousand words in this case.



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    Yeah, sure...bring up the subject of sex to a new member.


    Oops...
     
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