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    One of the Most Desired William Jennings Bryan Button Rarities: the "Ohio Horseshoe". This legendary design appeared on a small poster and a post card as well, but the 1 3/4" button version is the one collectors pursue so avidly. The design features the "cross of gold" of Bryan's famed speech, and a giant horseshoe made of 46 elements, one for each state, along with little American flags. The actual horseshoe was displayed at the 1908 Ohio State Fair and received wide publicity. The button itself is a great rarity, with only perhaps a half-dozen copies known in collections. This one, in excellent condition, is only the second we have handled.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2005
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
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