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2824T Marlborough
June 8, 2015 12:00 PM - June 16, 2015 04:00 PMCalender

Collection of Political Items

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2824T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: June 08, 2015 12:00PM


Collection of Political Items, America, 19th/20th century, including two American flag decorated shield-form boxes; a box of five slate pencils, a "Grand Party" plate featuring images of William Howard Taft and James Schoolcraft Sherman; a George Washington plate by C.D. Kenny Co.; a Ronald Reagan inaugural celebration ribbon; a 1908 Chicago National Republican Convention assistant sergeant at arms badge and ribbon; eight political buttons for candidates including Inverso Wilder, Smith, Jesse Jackson, Parker, McKinley and Hobart, Rafferty, Clinton, Benjamin Harrison; Pennsylvania school buttons; a "VOTE" button; a "Repeal the N.J. Income Tax" button; a Hopalong Cassidy button; a turned wood desk seal and a hand made nail relic from St. Peter's Church, Philadelphia.
Estimate $200-250

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Clinton, Grand Party, James Schoolcraft Sherman, Hobart, C.D. Kenny Co., Jesse Jackson, Reagan, Republican Convention assistant sergeant, William Howard Taft, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, St. Peter's Church