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Lot 0418
Very rare 7/8" celluloid half-tone portrait pinback button. Depicts youthful Franklin D. Roosevelt within border reading, "For State Senator / Franklin D. Roosevelt." Retains complete National Equipment Co. back paper. This was the only election Roosevelt ever lost, much rarer than U.S. Senate button. This variety is the first F.D.R. button ever produced.


Toning and light surface scuffs.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt 1912 N.Y. State Senate Hopeful

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000Oct 14, 2016
Glen Cove, NY, USA