Twenty-five (25) political related ribbons, pins, badges including Theodore Roosevelt, Ulysses S. Grant, Benjamin Harrison, Spanish American War Uncle Sam pin, and more. 1st-10th items: Ten (10) political cloth and paper ribbons, ribbon badges, and paper items, including one (1) Theodore Roosevelt and Charles Warren Fairbanks Workingman's Endorsement Ribbon with a jugate portrait pinback button, two (2) Ulysses S. Grant presidential campaign ribbon and ribbon badge, one (1) Benjamin Harrison and Whitelaw Reid Republican Invincibles Club, West Chester, Pennsylvania ribbon badge, and one (1) reproduction Grand Old Party paper ribbon with a Theodore Roosevelt portrait pinback badge. Ranging in size from 2 1/2" to 10" L. 11th-15th items: Five (5) assorted historical ephemera items, including one (1) Spanish American War Uncle Sam pin, one (1) Liberty Loan Solicitor pin, no. 2256, one (1) Texas Rangers Company A pin, circa 1920's, one (1) Liberty Loan token, and one (1) buttonhole pin. Ranging in size from 7/8" to 2 1/4" L. 16th-25th items: Ten (10) pinback buttons, including nine (9) Liberty Loan buttons, one (1) affixed to a paper red, white, and blue ribbon, and one (1) Thomas Edmund Dewey "Yankee Doodle and Dewey" button. Three (3) retain back papers. Ranging in size from 5/8" to 2" L. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: 1st-10th items: Ribbons with staining, fraying, dampstaining, pinprick holes. Roosevelt endorsement ribbon is missing the original portrait of Roosevelt, tears, largest 3 1/8". Areas of loss to top and bottom of largest Grant ribbon. 11th-15th items: Token with drill hole, likely in the making, top center. Tarnish to Uncle Sam and Texas Ranger pin. Surface grime to buttonhole pin. 16th-25th items: Buttons with light surface scratches. Rust, pitting, to some metal. Some back papers with toning, areas of dampstaining.
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