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    One of the Top Alf Landon Portrait Buttons This massive 3 1/2" button belongs at the center of any Landon display! Popular "notification day" subject: from the turn of the century through 1940, it was the custom for the Presidential candidates to remain aloof from the proceedings of the nomination conventions, so formal delegations would be sent to "notify" the candidate of his selection. These events were typically turned into giant political rallies which often occasioned the manufacture of great one-day-event buttons and badges. This is one of the nicest of that genre, and especially so as there are so few Landon button varieties with any "pizzazz." Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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