Three (3) political buttons including Theodore Roosevelt New York Governor campaign, patriotic Woodrow Wilson items. 1st item: 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. Does not retain back paper. 1 3/4" dia. 2nd item: Wilson patriotic badge comprised of a button with a bust portrait of Wilson with blue lettering reading "For God and Our Country" across top against an off white background affixed a ribbon in the shape of the American flag. Retains Ed. H. Schlechter, Allentown, FL, back paper. 3 5/8" L. 3rd item: World War I Wilson and Thomas R. Marshall Victory pinback button, 1918, depicting jugate bust portrait vignettes of the president and vice president against two crossed American flags, with blue lettering reading "VICTORY/1918" centered above and below against an off white background with red and blue line borders. Does not retain back paper. 1 7/16" dia. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with light surface scratches. 1st item: Minor surface dents, few minute spots. Pitting, few areas of rust, largest 1/2", to metal. 2nd item: Minor tears/fraying, largest 1/4", to ribbon. 3rd item: Minor surface dents. Pitting, largest 3/4", to metal.
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