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    William Jennings Bryan: Spectacular Massive 1908 Democratic Convention Badge. Incorporates a choice, real photo 2 1/8" celluloid mounted on a rosette. Rarely does one see a large badge of this type in anything approaching this condition. Made predominately of silk elements, these badges were particularly vulnerable to dry rot and usually show deterioration. The purple ribbon is gold-stamped "Nebraska Traveling Men's Bryan Club Denver 1908". St. Louis Button Company paper label on verso. Lacks pin. Length 11.5" including fringe.
    From the collection of Ed Sullivan.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2019
    4th-5th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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