Thirty-five (35) items, including one (1) Columbus Day Assistant Marshal red silk ribbon, 1492-1892, one (1) George Washington Independence Day Centennial ribbon, 1776-1876, and more. 1st item: Columbus Day Assistant Marshal red silk ribbon, 1492-1892, depicting a bust portrait vignette of Christopher Columbus surrounded by black lettering, gilt metal tassels above and below, surmounted by a gilt metal and sequin five pointed star. 8 5/8" L. 2nd-5th items: Four (4) presidential related ephemera items, including one (1) George Washington Independence Day Centennial ribbon, 1776-1876, depicting a bust portrait vignette of Washington in a green and red cartouche with white lettering reading "THESE UNITED COLONIES ARE,/AND OF RIGHT OUGHT TO BE./FREE AND INDEPENDENT STATES." above, with each of the thirteen colonies listed below, surrounded by patriotic motifs and "1776 1876" in red lettering, a green tassel affixed to the bottom, one (1) John Charles Fremont "First Republican Candidate for President 1856" ribbon badge, one (1) Winfield Scott Hancock ribbon badge with a color lithograph portrait, and one (1) McLaughlin's Coffee color lithograph card titled "Inauguration of President Lincoln." Washington ribbon affixed to a piece off white B.B. Tilt and Son Paterson, New Jersey cardstock. Ranging in size from 4 7/8" to 9" L. 6th-15th items: Ten (10) International Organisation of Good Templars (I.O.G.T.) related ribbons and ribbon badges, dated circa 1906-1916. Ranging in size from 4 1/4" to 10 7/8" L. 16th-35th items: Twenty (20) ephemera items related to various organizations, including the United Ancient Order of Druids, Foresters of America, Modern Woodmen of America, Sisters of Charity, A.A. of I.S. & T.W. Lisbon Lodge, No. 39, prohibition/temperance related items, and more. Ranging in size from 1 13/16" to 9 1/2" L. All items housed in a wooden case with a glass lid. Case – 20" H x 16" W x 1" D. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Ribbons with wear, including fraying, tears, largest 2 5/8", separations, and staining, to be expected from age. Tarnish to metal elements. Areas of damage to case. 16th-35th items: Sisters of Charity ribbon badge with torn tassel (retained).
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