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Lot 0043
9-1/2" x 12-1/2" wooden frame under glass, containing an array of over 20 items. Includes portrait and slogan celluloid and lithographic buttons [sizes from 7/8" diameter to 2" diameter] and two books of self-striking matches bearing Willkie's portrait on front cover and slogan "Pull For Willkie" on the back. Includes a 1-1/4" lithographic pinback "bartender's pin" button with portraits of both F.D.R. and Willkie under the text "Our Next President" and imprint at bottom "Salesman's Safety Pin." Imprinted at top on the curl "Epstein Nov. Co. NYC." Features a 1-1/4" celluloid slogan button with text "Willkie You Said A Mouthful" bearing an affixed ribbon at bottom with a suspended pinback spoon. All items personally selected and arranged by APIC Charter Member Monroe D. Ray, New York.


Generally very good with defects including foxing and soiling. Matchbooks affixed with thumbtack through spine.

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Monroe D. Ray Frame - Wendell Willkie 1940

Estimate $75 - $125Oct 14, 2016
Glen Cove, NY, USA