What Are They Worth? Collectibles from Every US President

Photo by: Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
George Washington
1790s gilt and enamel pocket watch ($4,780)

With a detailed military bust of George Washington, this timepiece pays tribute to the first ... more 
Photo by: Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
George Washington
1790s gilt and enamel pocket watch ($4,780)

With a detailed military bust of George Washington, this timepiece pays tribute to the first president's strict punctuality. Just how strict? When Washington's secretary arrived to a meeting late and blamed his watch, the leader famously warned his report: "Then you must get another watch, or I another secretary."

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Thu, Nov 1, 2012 3:36 PM EDT
Hail to the chiefs! As Americans hit the polls, we celebrate all 44 of our U.S. presidents, one artifact at a time. Here's a sneak peek of eight.



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