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Two illustrated celluloid 1-1/4" examples comprising: 1.) "Stand Pat!" button with T.R.'s portrait appearing on a playing card alongside four "aces" variously titled "Sound Money," "Expansion," "Protection," and "Prosperity." Retains original Stand Pat Button Co. [Detroit, MI.] back paper with ordering instructions. 2.) Rough Rider "San Juan Hill" button. Colorful design featuring T.R. on horseback saluting the viewer while a U.S. flag rises over the horizon above imprinted "San Juan." Bear legend "Theodore Roosevelt / For President 1904" with small imprint just above the curl at bottom "Copyrighted 1904 by Charles K. Cohn, Detroit, Mich., U.S.A." Back paper not present.

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Both exhibit toning, soiling and scuffs. "San Juan Hill" button bears a few deep scratches.

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Theodore Roosevelt - Two 1904 Illustrated Pinback

Estimate $500 - $700Oct 14, 2016
Glen Cove, NY, USA