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    Alton B. Parker & Theodore Roosevelt: Wonderful 1 3/4" "Scales" Design Button With Baltimore Badge Backpaper. One of the rarest and most sought after designs of the "Golden Age" of celluloid buttons. With the Capitol Building in the background it shows the opposing candidates being weighed for their merit, with TR found wanting. A matching design was also produced giving the edge to Teddy, creating the tantalizing possibility of a matched pair of these inventive designs. Terrific condition, and one of the prize buttons in the Pressmen collection. From the collection of Sam and Jeff Pressman.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    February
    22nd Saturday 10:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    February
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    2 Days 14h 13m 28s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: 28
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 43001-43484) - 11:00 AM Central Time, Saturday, February 22, 2020.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions - Dallas
    3500 Maple Ave
    17th Floor
    Dallas, TX 75219

    Current Bid:
    $6,500
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