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SUFFRAGETTE AND ANTI-SUFFRAGETTE PINBACK BUTTON GROUP

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Description
Group of 12 pro-Suffragette and 4 anti-suffragette celluloid pinback buttons. Pro-voting right text include: "Votes For Women," New Jersey Votes For Women," "West Virginia Vote For Woman Suffrage November 1916," "Penna. Votes For Women 1915," "Woman's Franchise League," "National Woman Suffrage Congressional Union," and "Votes for Women / Patriotism." Some retain back papers with imprints including: Sommer Badge MFG. Co., Whitehead & Hoag, National Woman Suffrage Pub. Co., National Equipment Co., and Women's Political Union. Anti-voting rights buttons include slogans "Anti - Suffrage," " Vote No on Woman Suffrage," and a rebus for "(Stomping out) Women's Rights." All retain back papers with imprints "Hassan Cigarettes," "Philadelphia Badge Co.," "Weber Erichson..." and "Ehrman Mfg. Co.," Accompanied by two British suffragette pins comprising: 1.) WSPU enamel brooch in the form of a green, white, and purple striped flag with text "Votes For Women." stamped on reverse "Toye..." 2.) Green, white, and purple circular enamel pin with text "National Union of Womens Suffrage Societies Constitutional Non Party. With a celluloid "Rankin for Congress" pin back button retaining St. Louis Button Co. back paper.

Dimensions:
 Largest button - 1" ⌀ ; 
 Smallest button - 0.5" ⌀ ; 


Provenance: Dr. Alan York Estate
Condition
Some bear toning and light scuffs.
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SUFFRAGETTE AND ANTI-SUFFRAGETTE PINBACK BUTTON GROUP

Estimate $800 - $1,200Nov 11, 2017
Starting Price $400
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