Five (5) political pinback buttons, including two (2) Woodrow Wilson, two (2) Theodore Roosevelt, and one (1) satirical button. 1st item: Wilson related lithograph World War I era button, depicting bust portraits of President Wilson, United States, King George, England, King Emanuel, Italy, King Albert, Belgium, and President Poincare, France, arranged in a circle around a blank shield against a white background, surrounded by a gold border with flags from each country with lettering reading "OUR VICTORIOUS LEADERS" centered below. Back paper retained. 2nd item: Button depicting the image of a sprinting donkey with a ribbon tied around its tail reading "THE DEMOCRACY" against an off white background. Maker's marks with number 228, centered below. Does not retain back paper. 3rd item: Roosevelt related button, depicting a pink rose in full bloom with lettering reading "FOR PRESIDENT/VELT," centered above and below against an off white background. Maker's marks to lower edge. Does not retain back paper. 4th item: Roosevelt related button, depicting a bust portrait of Roosevelt against a white background, surrounded by a green and gold border with red, white, and blue star and lettering reading "I AM FOR" centered above. Does not retain back paper. 5th item: Wilson related button, depicting a bust portrait of Wilson against a white background, surrounded by a decorative red, white, and blue border. Does not retain back paper. Ranging in size from 3/4" to 1 1/4" dia. Provenance: Private Southern estate. CONDITION: Overall good condition with light surface scratches. Rust to metal. 1st-3rd items: Minute spots to surfaces and edges.
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