Two (2) Theodore Roosevelt pinback buttons, including "Georgia Day, Jamestown Exposition" button. 1st item: Georgia Day, Jamestown Exposition button, 1907, depicting a bust portrait vignette of Roosevelt against a red background set in a decorative gold cartouche, flanked by inset images of a mansion, left, and a warship, right with black lettering reading "GEORGIA DAY, JAMESTOWN,/JUNE 10TH 1907./OUR COUNTRY'S PRESIDENT AND GEORGIA'S GRANDSON" centered top and bottom, against a light blue background. Maker's marks, lower edge. Retains Whitehead and Hoag, Newark, New Jersey back paper. 2 1/8" dia. 2nd item: Presidential campaign button, 1904, depicting Uncle Sam with his hand on Roosevelt's shoulder with black lettering reading "HE'S GOOD ENOUGH FOR ME!" centered bottom against an off white background. Maker's marks, lower right edge. 3 5/8" dia. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with light surface scratches. 1st item: Toning to back paper. Some areas of oxidation to metal. 2nd item: Minute spots to surface. Dents, areas of pepper pitting, largest 3/4", to metal.
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