Twelve (12) Presidential related ephemera items, including one (1) Woodrow Wilson inauguration ribbon badge, 1917, Benjamin Harrison and Whitelaw Reid presidential campaign ribbon, 1892. 1st item: Wilson inauguration ribbon badge, 1917, comprised of a pinback button depicting a bust portrait of Wilson surrounded by black lettering reading "-WOODROW WILSON-/INAUGURATION-1917" against an off white background, affixed to a cockade style knot of red, white, and blue ribbons attached to a white fabric backing with a blue silk ribbon leading to a porcelain drop in the shape of a pocket watch with gilt borders and face. Stamped "MADE IN GERMANY" reverse of porcelain pocket watch. 4 1/8" L. 2nd item: Harrison and Reid presidential campaign ribbon, 1892, comprised of an applied celluloid bust portrait plaque of Harrison with gold lettering reading "PROTECTION/RECIPROCITY/HARRISON/AND REID./VICTORY" with the image of crossed American flags on a red, white, and blue striped grosgrain ribbon. 7 1/4" L. 3rd item: William McKinley presidential campaign ribbon badge, 1896, comprised of a pinback hanger with black lettering reading "MCKINLEY/1896" on an off white piece of paper housed in a silver metal frame affixed to a red silk ribbon with a photographic bust portrait of McKinley housed in a silver metal frame. 4 3/8" L. 4th-8th items: Five (5) presidential related tokens, including one (1) George Washington "The Father of Our Country" token, with a rotating calendar, reverse, one (1) Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Jackson token, one (1) Benjamin Harrison token, one (1) Zachary Taylor token, and one (1) Winfield Scott token. Ranging in size from 3/4" to 1 3/8" dia. 9th item: Theodore Roosevelt "Bust the Trust" pin, rendered in the shape of a bucket of black painted coal and shovel with embossed lettering. 1 1/4" L. 10th-12th items: Three (3) Warren Gamaliel Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Charles Gates Dawes presidential campaign pinback buttons, dated circa 1920-1924, including one (1) depicting a bust portrait of Harding. Pictorial button retains Whitehead and Hoag, Newark, NJ back paper. All approximately 3/4" dia. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with light surface scratches. 1st-3rd items: Fraying, picks, light staining to ribbons. 4th-8th items: Some tarnish, wear to tokens. Scott token with drill hole top center (possibly in the making). 9th item: Minor loss to paint.
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