Cast the deciding vote for this 1890s-1990s political pin and souvenir collection. Headed by a captivating RNC dignitary badge display, this extensive selection spans a century's worth of political aspiration. Pleasing throughout, this collection merits strong consideration for its many quality examples.
1924 Republican National Convention badge with ribbon worn by 2nd Vice Chairman Mrs. Leonard Woods, presents in excellent condition in professionally framed 6x11 display;
1924 Book of the Republican National Convention picturing Mrs. Leonard Woods with her title "Second Vice-Chairman, National Republican Committee" on page 129 (VG-EX+);
1957 Medallic Art Co. Dwight D. Eisenhower Second Inauguration 2-3/4" bronze medal shows moderate wear;
1969 U.S. Mint Richard Nixon Inauguration 3" bronze medal, designed by the Chief Engraver of the United States Mint Frank Gasparro, presents in excellent condition with minor wear on the reverse;
1972 The Historic Mint RNC Richard Nixon/Spiro Agnew official commemorative sterling silver medal, struck for Delegate Mrs. Dora Dale Mittenberg, as noted on the accompanying COA. From an LE edition of "2,698", this pristine medal has a stated diameter of 39mm, and was struck from artwork by Pierre Charles LeFebvre;
1972 Nixon/Agnew pocket knife shows moderate wear;
c.1976-1995 Art Craft United States Senate cufflinks set with Jack Danforth signature engraved on the back
U.S. House of Representatives cufflinks with star background set, presents as pristine in jewelry box with barcode label on the underside, date undetermined;
1985 Ronald Reagan/George Bush commemorative key chain for Inaugural Ball (X2) present as pristine in original jewelry boxes;
c.1989-1993 George H.W. Bush cufflinks set with engraved signature on back, presents as pristine in original blue box with gold leaf facsimile signature on the lid;
c.1989-1993 George H.W. Bush stick pin with engraved signature on back, presents as pristine in original blue box with gold leaf facsimile signature on the lid;
c.1989-1993 George H.W. Bush tie clip (2) with engraved signature on back, both present as pristine in original blue boxes with gold leaf facsimile signature on the lids;
1890s-1980s Assorted pins (61) range (90% EX to NM+, 10% lesser) with: Warren Harding; Dwight Eisenhower (9); John Kennedy; Richard Nixon; Lyndon Johnson; Gerald Ford (4); Jimmy Carter; Ronald Reagan (2); Al Smith (5); Alf Landon; Wendell Willkie; Adlai Stevenson (7); George McGovern; Nelson Rockefeller; General John J. Pershing; General Douglass MacArthur; Roberet LaFollette; 1950s-1970s Vari-Vue presidential campaign flicker pins (10); miscellaneous (12) including Suffragette, Prohibition, Archie Bunker, The Flag and others.
Also present are: brass bear with rifle stick pin and 1907 German language ribbon; 1907 Arion Committee ribbon; Johnson-Humphrey tin badge; 1981 Reagan Inauguration swizzle stick; U.S. Congress small brass medal; Viginia tie clip; Ronald Reagan pen; and House of Representatives pen (2).
Frames included with lots: while we make every effort to protect the frames included in these lots during pre-auction storage and post-auction shipping, we are not responsible for any damage to the frames themselves, and no refunds will be given due to frame damage.