"Who is "Craigco"? He opened up a similar dialog on another antiques website last week and received various replies that it's off a cigar box. Funny, he used the same picture that you used.
Virtually every US President has had a…"
"It was found in an large, old book from the 1880s (which doesn't prove it age) between the pages, I assume for protection. I have also come up completely blank in my searches. The large tome was called Picturesque…"
"General Washington doesn't necessarily mean George Washington. In the 1800s there was a tobacco by that name, plugs and pipe types. Maybe your item was a tag on a case or bag of tobacco. You say it's paper, but could it be linen?
It says "Warranted General Washington Handmade"It seems to be woven and embossed. It is 4.5" high and 8" long. Maybe the thickness of one, probably not two sheets of printer paper. And it has some weight to it, I'm thinking maybe silver or some kind of metal? Any help would be appreciated on identification. Thanks.See More