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William McKinley: Great Gold Bug Brooch....

2012 December 11-12 Political, Western Legends & Americana Signature Auction - Dallas #6092

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Auction Ended On: Dec 12, 2012
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Location: Heritage Live!, Internet, Fax, and Mail only Session
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Dallas, TX 75219

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William McKinley: Great Gold Bug Brooch. Back in 1896, you were either a gold bug or a silver bug. This gold bug is really unusual. It has eight legs, so it must be a spider (couldn't they have made it a butterfly? I hate spiders!). There is a paper portrait under glass of McKinley. It measures 1 1/2" x 2 1/2" and has a three-dimensional quality. It is in great shape. This is the Hake book plate specimen.

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