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Thirty-one (31) political related ephemera items, includingBenjamin Harrison and William Henry Harrison. 1st-6th items: Six (6) Benjamin Harrison and Levi Parsons Morton presidential campaign ribbons, five (5) cloth, and one (1) paper, including one (1) Inauguration ribbon, March 4, 1889, with applied photographic bust portrait of Harrison with applied American flag ribbon elements and gold lettering with gilt tassels, along bottom edge. Ranging in size from 3" to 8" L. 7th-11th items: Five (5) Benjamin Harrison presidential campaign related badges, including one (1) ribbon badge, three (3) token badges, and one (1) photographic badge. Ranging in size from 1 3/4" to 5 5/8" L. 12th-13th items: Two (2) Benjamin Harrisonpresidential campaign related paper ephemera items, including one (1) Republican National Convention, Minneapolis, MN, June 7, 1892, guest's ticket, and one (1) inauguration flag. Ranging in size from 2 3/4" L x 4 7/8" W to 4 3/4" L x 3 5/8" W. 14th-22nd items: Nine (9) political tokens, including two (2)William Henry Harrison, six (6)Benjamin Harrison, and one (1)John Charles Fremont. All with drill holes, likely in the making, top center. Ranging in size from 7/8" to 1 13/16" dia. 23rd-27th items: Five (5) William and Benjamin Harrison ephemera items, including three (3) pinhole buttons, one (1) brass button, one (1) pinback button, and one (1) metal piece. Pinback button retains back paper. Ranging in size from 5/8" to 1" dia. 28th-31st items: Four (4) assorted political ephemera items. Ranging in size from 5/8" to 4 3/8" L. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition. 1st-6th items: Ribbons with fraying, staining, tears. Morton photographic image is not present to the inaugural ribbon. Paper ribbon with 1 1/8" x 1 1/2" area of loss, top right (fragment retained). 23rd-27th items: Overall good condition with light surface scratches. Some with rust to metal. Back paper with toning. Some with minute spotting to surface and edges.