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    Most Unusual William McKinley Badge with Abraham Lincoln We are all familiar with the 1 1/2" 1900 button design picturing McKinley with Lincoln, but this version is quite unusual. It was a very common practice during this era to name local Republican groups after Party heroes, however, particularly Lincoln and James Blaine, and even John Fremont (the first Republican Presidential candidate). Interestingly, U. S. Grant seems to have been ignored, probably indicating that his name had not been rehabilitated from the scandals which plagued his administration. This striking badge features a 1 3/4" convex celluloid, and is in absolutely mint condition. Overall 3" x 5".

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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