Nine (9) political related ribbons, including one (1) Louisiana Purchase Ribbon Calendar, 1904. 1st item: Theodore Roosevelt and Thomas Jefferson Louisiana Purchase ribbon calendar, 1904, depicting jugate bust portrait vignettes of the two men surrounded by greenery and several American flags, a scroll with black lettering reading "Louisiana Purchase" and accompanying seal reading "1803" below, all above a full 1904 grid calendar against an off white ground. Maker's marks reading "COMPLIMENTS/OF THE/NATIONAL RIBBON COMPANY" top center. 10 1/4" L x 3 7/8" W. 2nd-4th items: Three (3) George Washington Centennial related ribbons, including one (1) Washington Temperance Benevolent Society pictorial ribbon, one (1) Independence Day souvenir ribbon, and one (1) Philadelphia Centennial pictorial ribbon, 1776-1876. Ranging in size from 8 3/8" to 8 1/4" L. 5th-8th items: Four (4) Republican party campaign related ribbons, including one (1) "GENERAL GRANT our next President" depicting a bust portrait vignette of Grant surrounded by a patriotic red, white, and blue background against an off white ground. Black lettering reading "JORDAN TSCHOFF/SWITZERLAND/FABRICANT BASEL" across bottom. Ranging in size from 4 1/4" to 9 3/4" L. 9th item: Alexander Hamilton related Paterson, New Jersey Centennial ribbon, 1792-1892, depicting a bust portrait vignette of Hamilton, center, image of a bridge, below, patriotic motif of an eagle, above, with red and blue lettering against an off white ground. 8 7/8" L. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: Overall good condition with toning, fraying, light staining, few pin prick holes. 2nd-4th items: Tears, largest 1 3/4". Areas of loss, largest 3/4". 5th-8th items: One ribbon with 3 1/4" area of separation across top, one ribbon with topmost part not present.
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