Group of eight-six (86) early pinback buttons, several rare. 1st item: "Speares Auto Oils, Every Drop Lubricates" button with backpaper showing union emblem. Rare. 1" dia. 2nd-54th items: Fifty-three (53) Union/Trade buttons representing Cigar Makers, Hand Laundry, Sanitary Street Cleaners, Truck Drivers and Chauffeurs, Railroad Workers, Milk Drivers and more. Sizes range from 7/8" to 1 3/4" dia. 55th-58th item: Four (4) Pepsin buttons featuring Chief Black Eye of the Blackfeet Sioux tribe, Queen Alexandra, the King of Spain and Nicholas, Czar of Russia. 7/8" dia. 59th-86th items: Twenty-eight (28) local political buttons from various states. Sizes range from 7/8" – 1 3/4" dia. Late 19th – early 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Very good condition with little wear. Other pins are in good to very good condition with normal wear evident. Backpapers are present on many, but not all buttons.
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