Skip to main content
Go to accessibility options


    Charles Evans Hughes: Possibly Unique Rarity. This 1 1/4" gem was featured in the Fall 2011 Keynoter, a journal pertaining to collecting Political Americana. This button was discovered by a long time Hughes collector, and seems to be the only example known. The button pictures a young Hughes against the background of a clock with his name above and the campaign slogan "The Man Of The Hour" below. We know this is a 1916 campaign button because of the copyright date of 1916 below the number 6. We suspect that the button was made in Chicago due to having a Allied Printing Trades, Chicago union bug. There is some faint discoloration at the right and top edge which we feel is inconsequential due the rarity and great design of the pin. This is a great opportunity to acquire a true rarity.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2021
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 467

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold on Sep 25, 2021 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 18 days left to consign to the 2022 February 12 - 13 Lincoln and His Times Americana & Political Signature® Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    We had a wonderful time in New York during the October 2013 Historical Manuscripts auction that featured my mother’s papers collected during her tenure as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s secretary. In fact, the entire experience from beginning to end has been a pleasure.
    Howard Ballou,
    Brandon, MS
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search