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Lot 0396
Comprises: 1.) 3" Republican National Convention badge with enamel and metal hanger bar reading, "Massachusetts" with white and blue ribbon suspending similar blue enamel medal dated Chicago 1916, with affixed Charles Evans Hughes portrait celluloid pinback. Reverse imprinted Robbins Co. 2.) Virginia State Democratic Convention delegate ribbon badge, with 1-5/8" oval celluloid pinback reading "Roanoke" suspending red ribbon dated June 2nd, 1916. 3.) 5" Democratic Presidential Notification national committee ribbon with brass and celluloid hanger bar suspending red white and blue ribbon with attached celluloid in brass frame half-tone half-profile portrait of Woodrow Wilson. Reverse imprinted Whitehead and Hoag.

Condition

RNC ribbon in good condition, with toning to white elements of ribbon and some age-toning on celluloid button. Virginia ribbon in good condition with some age-toning and flecks to celluloid, and fraying to end of ribbon. Notification ribbon in very good condition. White section of ribbon exhibits age-toning, and some wear where celluloid meets brass surround.

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Three 1916 Convention Badges

Estimate $150 - $250Oct 14, 2016
Glen Cove, NY, USA