Sixty-seven (67) war and political related ephemera items, including fifty-eight (58) Spanish-American, World War I, World War II, Vietnam, and more pinback buttons. 1st-58th items: Fifty-eight (58) Spanish-American, World War I, World War II, Vietnam, and more pinback buttons, dated circa 1898-1992, including one (1) "U.S. Cruiser 'New York'" button, two (2) "Remember the Maine" buttons, one (1) Gallipoli commemorative button, one (1) "Australia Day 1918" button, one (1) "Remember Pearl Harbor" button, one (1) "Avenge Manila" button, one (1) "Chinese-American Friendship" button, two (2) Winston Churchill buttons, four (4) Liberty Loan/Bond buttons, and one (1) "Ship the GIs Home Now!" button. Twenty-one (21) retain back papers. Ranging in size from 5/8" to 2 1/8" L. 59th-67th items: Nine (9) political related ephemera items, including one (1) George Washington Centennial ribbon badge, one (1) Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) 28th National Encampment, Pittsburgh, PA, 1894, ribbon badge, one (1) World War II "Welcome Home Our Heroes" ribbon badge with miniature pocket knife, one (1) "The Ironclads" token, and more. Ranging in size from 5/8" to 6" L. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with light surface wear. 1st-58th items: Some with dents, largest 1 1/8". Some with toning, dampstaining to back papers. Some with rust, pitting to metal. One with partial back paper with 1 1/8" hole., bent pinback. 59th-67th items: Fraying, fading, and staining to ribbons. Obverse of GAR badge button is becoming separated from metal. Pitting to blade of miniature pocket knife.
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