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    William McKinley and William Jennings Bryan: A Classic "Eclipse" Button in Superb Condition. This concept was seized upon by several button manufacturers during the 1900 campaign. In this design by Indianapolis Photo Button Manufacturing Company, McKinley is shown just partially eclipsing Bryan, but the button assures us that the eclipse "will be total in November" (as indeed it was!). Rich deep sepia and photographic images. An exceptionally choice copy; even the button paper is near-mint. Diameter 1¼".

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    17th Wednesday
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