One hundred and forty-four (144) political, war, and miscellaneous pin back buttons, including Democratic, Republican, Third Party, Spanish-American, World War I, and World War II, dated circa 1896-2008. 1st-120th items: One hundred and twenty (120) political, war, and miscellaneous buttons, including fifteen (15) Wendell Lewis Willkie related buttons, including one (1) Anti Eleanor Roosevelt "PROJECT #UMP-000" button, one (1) William McKinley presidential campaign "Pennsylvania Sound Money" button, 1896, thirteen (13) Franklin Delano Roosevelt presidential campaign related buttons, including one (1) New Deal waste basket button, eighteen (18) patriotic related buttons, including one (1) "Stand By It, Read The Menace" button, four (4) Uncle Sam related buttons, one (1) Spanish-American War "U. S. Ram 'Katahdin'" button, five (5) World War I related buttons, including one (1) "Remember the Maine" button, sixteen (16) World War II related buttons, including two (2) "Remember Pearl Harbor" buttons, eight (8) Air Force related buttons, and one (1) "Aid to China" button, 1941, one (1) 19th Annual State Reunion, Wichita, Kansas September 22-27, 1902 button, twenty-seven (27) third party presidential campaign buttons, including Prohibition party, Socialist party, Libertarian party, Green party, Communist party, and others, eleven (11) presidential or gubernatorial campaign buttons, including one (1) Richard Yates gubernatorial campaign button, 1900, and one (1) Edward Sydney Stuart gubernatorial campaign button, 1906, and eight (8) miscellaneous buttons, including three (3) Santa Claus buttons. Twenty-seven (27) retain back papers. Ranging in size from 5/8" to 4 1/8" dia. 121st-144th items: Twenty-three (23) assorted political ephemera items, including one (1) Franklin Delano Roosevelt inauguration ticket, January 20, 1941, five (5) ribbon badges, including one (1) World War I "Remember the Maine" ribbon badge, three (3) buttonhole pins, two (2) tokens, ten (10) assorted pins, and two (2) assorted metal pieces. Ranging in size from 1/2" to 4 3/8" L. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with light surface scratches. 1st-120th items: Some buttons with minute spots. Some buttons with rust, areas of pitting, to metal. Five buttons without pinbacks. Some toning/dampstaining to back papers. 121st-144th items: Fraying, tears, largest 1/2", to ribbons. Some tarnish to metal.
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