Thirty-nine (39) political ephemera items, including William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt campaign pinback buttons. 1st-31st items: Thirty-one (31) campaign and political party pinback buttons, primarily McKinley and Roosevelt, with some William Jennings Bryan, William Howard Taft, Alton B. Parker, "Bull Moose Party," and others, including one (1) McKinley and Roosevelt "A FULL DINNER BUCKET" button, 1900, depicting jugate bust portrait vignette of the candidates set into a dinner pail with additional black lettering against a blue background, and one (1) Roosevelt gubernatorial campaign button, 1898, depicting a bust portrait of Roosevelt in uniform with blue lettering reading "FOR/GOVERNOR/THEODORE/ROOSEVELT" top and bottom right against an off white and grey background with draped American flag border. Twenty-three (23) retain back papers, including "A FULL DINNER BUCKET" and Roosevelt gubernatorial campaign buttons. Ranging in size from 13/16" to 1 7/8" dia. 32nd-33rd items: Two (2) McKinley political ribbons, including one (1) McKinley pictorial ribbon, 1896, and one (1) McKinley and Roosevelt Republican Campaign Committee Kings Co., 1900. Ranging in size from 4 3/8" to 6 3/8" L. 34th-36th items: Three (3) McKinley related gilt metal buttonhole pins. Ranging in size from 5/8" to 7/8" L. 37th-39th items: Three (3) assorted political ephemera items, including one (1) Oberlin Mock National Republican Convention, 1924, badge and one (1) floral button, back replaced by mirror. Ranging in size from 1 1/2" to 3 7/8" L. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: 1st-31st items: All items in overall good condition with light surface scratches, minor dents. Some rust to metal. Some back papers with toning/areas of dampstaining. Three with traces of torn back papers. 32nd-33rd items: Ribbons with staining, fraying, tears, largest 3/4". 37th-39th items: Surface wear to mirror.
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