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    Theodore Roosevelt: The Iconic "TR at the Gate" with Uncle Sam 1 1/2" Cartoon Button. One of the most desirable of all Theodore Roosevelt buttons. The graphics and campaign slogans are amazing, and certainly ranks as one of the best designed buttons from the "Golden Age" of political pin backs. We sold an example from the Pressman collection in our February 2020 Political & Americana sale, realizing $16,250. At first glance this example looks to be in great condition. But, upon closer inspection there is a split in the celluloid at the lower right starting at the "T" in President and goes around to the "E" in People and another near TR's left hand. Near the top there are some scratches and some light age, which blends into the design. When placed in a riker mount it has a wonderful presence and looks great. With only a handful known this is a great opportunity to acquire a true rarity.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2020
    14th-15th Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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