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    McKinley & Hobart: Fabulous 1896 Cloth Campaign Banner in Choice Condition. The themes of prosperity and patriotism dominate this complex design, which epitomizes the Republican campaign of 1896. Surely it is one of the top political display pieces from that landmark election. We can recall seeing two other examples over the years, both of which suffered from significant condition issues. This example is in crisp, virtually near-mint condition, almost unheard of in political banners of that era. An important opportunity, particularly for those collectors who refuse to compromise on condition. 24" x 35.5".

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    November, 2009
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
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