Theodore Roosevelt "For Vice-President" pinback button, 1900. Depicts Roosevelt as Colonel of the First US Volunteer Cavalry Regiment, also known as the "Rough Riders" during the Spanish-American War (April 21, 1898 – December 10, 1898), in a naturalistic setting surrounded by lettering reading "FOR VICE-PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT" against an off white background. Retains National Equipment Company, New York back paper. Pin housed in a brass colored metal circular frame. 1 1/2" dia. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: Overall good condition with surface scratches. Errant pencil marks, light dampstaining to back paper. Dents to metal frame.
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