Twenty-eight (28) political ephemera items, including William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and more. 1st-7th items: Seven (7) McKinley related ephemera items, including one (1) National Republican Convention Philadelphia June 19th, 1900 usher medallion comprised of celluloid covered sheets depicting profile portraits of Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, and McKinley with their names, obverse, brown lettering reading "USHER" against an off white background, reverse, three (3) presidential campaign pinback buttons, one (1) pictorial pinback button, two (2) presidential campaign buttonhole pins. Three (3) buttons retain back papers. Ranging in size from 3/4" to 1 5/8" dia. 8th-21st items: Fourteen (14) Roosevelt related buttons, including eight (8) Progressive Party or "Bull Moose Party" buttons, two (2) pictorial buttons, two (2) campaign buttons, and two (2) Republican party buttons, including one (1) "50th Anniversary of the Republican Party" button depicting jugate bust portrait vignette of Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. Eight (8) retain back papers. Ranging in size from 13/16" to 1 1/4" dia. 22nd-23rd items: Two (2) Taft pictorial presidential campaign pinback buttons. Both retain back papers. 13/16" dia. 24th-25th items: Two (2) Alton B. Parker presidential campaign pinback buttons, 1904. Both retain Whitehead and Hoag Company, Newark, NJ, back papers. Ranging in size from 13/16" to 1 1/4" dia. 26th-27th items: Two (2) presidential campaign pinback buttons, 1896, including one (1) William Jennings Bryan and Arthur Sewall button and one (1) "REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES" button. Ranging in size from 13/16" to 1 1/4" dia. 28th item: Wendell Lewis Willkie presidential campaign elephant head metal pin, 1940. 13/16" L. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with light surface scratches. Some with rust to metal. Some back papers with toning/dampstaining. Some with minute spotting to surface and edges. 8th-21st items: Hanger and ribbon to convention medallion is not present. Edges of celluloid sheets are separated from medallion.
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