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    UNIQUE WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT CAMPAIGN STEAMROLLER. Wonderful William Howard Taft political campaign steamroller. The metal (looks to be made of brass) piece measures 5 ¼" in length and 3" tall. On one end it reads "TAFT." On the underside of the base it reads "The Gridiron Club Dec. 12, 1908 Willard Hotel Washington, D.C." This piece came from the estate of Taft’s Vice President James Sherman in New York, and was most probably presented to him as a gift at an event at the famed Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C. There are a few campaign buttons issued during the 1908 Presidential race, which show William Howard Taft riding on a steamroller to victory. (They sell in the thousand’s when they come on the market), but this piece is a first, and may be unique! A great 3-D Taft piece! (# This item may require additional shipping charges).

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    December, 2003
    9th Tuesday
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