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    Woodrow Wilson: One of the Rarest and Most Memorable Single-Picture Wilson Button Varieties. It is generally the case that when a button comes with a Whitehead and Hoag back paper, it is a widely distributed variety. However, this example is an exception to the rule. This is the plate specimen from Hake's original 1896-1972 volume, page 93, number 36. We cannot recall having seen another example offered for sale. The union labor association and wonderful slogan, "Remember your Friends, Defeat your Enemies", combine with rarity to make this a top Wilson variety. Condition is choice, although for strictest accuracy we note one trivial fine surface scratch in the field.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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