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    William Jennings Bryan and William McKinley: Full Color 1¼" Eclipse Button. A number of button designs appeared during the 1900 election which drew on the highly-publicized solar eclipse which took place earlier that year. Many of the varieties originated in Kansas City, including this distinctive design by Crescent Art Galleries. This is the only single-picture variety featuring full color, with fewer than ten examples believed known, and has auction records ranging up to $11,000 for the Harris Collection example. The present example is in excellent condition. For strictest accuracy we note a very minor mark between the P and S in "eclipse."



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    June, 2015
    27th Saturday
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