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Collection of Political Items

Auction:
2824T
Lot:
1274
Sold for:
$185$150

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

Description:

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


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

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

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