Thirteen (13) political ephemera items, including twelve (12) Harry S. Truman related buttons and ribbon badges. 1st-10th items: Ten (10) Truman related buttons, dated circa 1944-1992, including one (1) Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Truman presidential campaign tab button, one (1) "I'm for Stevenson/''How We'd Like Harry'" satirical pinback button, three (3) portrait pinback buttons, and five (5) text pinback buttons. Largest button with cardboard backing. Ranging in size from 13 /16" to 3 1/2" dia. 11th-12th items: Two (2) Truman presidential campaign ribbon badges, 1948, both comprised of bust portrait pinback button affixed to grosgrain red, white, and blue ribbons, one (1) with gilt lettering reading "MISSOURI'S OWN TRUMAN," both with plastic drops rendered in the shape of donkeys. Ranging in size from 3 1/2" to 4" L. 13th items: Anti Lyndon Baines Johnson pinback button, 1964, with red lettering reading "HANG/LBJ/BY HIS/EARS" flanked by cartoon illustrations of two ears, against a light blue background. 1 1/4" dia. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with light surface scratches. 1st-10th items: Fading, discoloration to Roosevelt/Truman button. Some with rust, pitting to metal. 11th-12th items: Fraying, light staining to ribbons.
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