Lot 413    

Fifteen Political Buttons & Tokens
2006, Fall Americana, Nov. 16 & 17
includes a fine silvered brass jugate six-pointed star-form shell with albumen photographs under glass covers of Grover Cleveland with reverse having Allen Thurman with ring hanger at top, 1.25" diameter, PLUS 2nd and 3rd, two slightly different jugate cello pinback buttons with oval and composite bust portraits of Wm. Jennings Bryan & Arthur Sewall, each with gold surrounds and blue background and marked Whitehead & Hoag Co., .8" diameter, PLUS 4th a leather, nickel and cello watch fob with cello portrait of Wm. J. Bryan with red text Victory 1896/W.J. Bryan, 1.25" x 2", PLUS 5th stamped brass figural 2-part shell, with oval frame to hold jugate portraits of candidates (lacks photographs) with pinback spread-winged eagle clutching arrows and olive branches, 2.75" x 2" high, PLUS 6th a white metal stamped 1.5" diameter medallion with bust portrait of J.B. Baker with crossed flags and 1885-1887/J.B. Baker on obverse and No Rebel Flags/Will Be/Surrendered/While/I Am Governor/J.B. Baker, PLUS 7th a stamped brass token with bust portrait of Grover Cleveland 1888 on obverse and Democratic/Candidate/President on reverse, .8" diameter, PLUS 8th stamped aluminum token with bust portrait of Harrison (Ben) on obverse and blank reverse, .8" diameter, PLUS 9th an albumen buttonhole-form button with portrait of unknown candidate, with clear cello cover, marked The Pettybone MFG. Co Cin. O., .8" diameter, PLUS 10th a portrait cello pinback with bust portrait and One Good Term Deserves Another Geo. K. Nash, marked Whitehead & Hoag Co., 0.8" diameter, PLUS 11th cello pinback with bust portrait and John G. Woolley with draped flags above, marked Whitehead & Hoag Co., 0.8" diameter, PLUS 12th a cello pinback with clasped hands and Union Reform Party Direct Legislation, marked Whitehead & Hoag Co., 0.8" diameter, PLUS 13th cello portrait pinback with For Governor Andrew L. Harris, marked Made By The Ohio Badge Co. 696 N. High St. Columbus, O., 0.8" diameter, PLUS 14th a painted pinback with For Willkie President in red, white and blue, 0.8" diameter and unmarked, AND 15th a high-relief cast pewter figural buttonhole piece in the form of a dromedary camel, 1".

Condition:  
1st silver worn and Cleveland's image somewhat light, still VG; 2nd with oval portraits, VG+; 3rd with composite portraits with light soil, VG-; 4th very slight soil, VG; 5th as above and missing pin, G+; 6th holed and moderate wear, VG-; 7th moderate wear and holed, G+; 8th reverse with scratches and holed, G+; 9th-10th VG+; 11th-12th slight toning, else VG; 13th slight scratches, still VG-; 14th, soiled, G+; 15th VG+.
Sold: $488.75
Price includes
Buyer's Premium
      Ask a Question

All Images

don't miss

an opportunity to bid. You can't win if you're not in.

sign up to bid

what's it worth?

ask the experts

sell your item

start selling
1828 Engraved Newport Marine Society Certificate for Capt. Borden Wood,
Lot # 867 - 1828 Engraved Newport Marine Society Certificate for Capt. Borden Wood,
illustrated with 7 lines of printed and manuscript text reading Newport No. 410/These are to Certify that Captain Borden Wood was by/a Majority of votes regularly admitted a Member of the Newport/Marine Society, at a Meeting held the 1st day of January 1828 Given under our hands & seal of this Socie... > Item Details
Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of Colonel Robert W. Abbe,
Lot # 3 - Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of Colonel Robert W. Abbe,
anonymous seated 3/4-length portrait of older gentleman still in original seals, with manuscript label on felt mat reading Col. Robert W. Abbe/1797-1883, housed in embossed paper-covered wood case with crossed bow and arrows with torch and ribbon in center, floral wreath surround. We could find no i... > Item Details
Revolutionary War General Orders Dated July 28, 1793
Lot # 864 - Revolutionary War General Orders Dated July 28, 1793
printed on 8.25" x 13" laid paper being a document issued by Adjutant-General William Donnison, Boston on the above date in order to clarify the militia ordnance passed by the state legislature. > Item Details
Frank Randall Boudoir Card Photograph of <i>Chatto</i>,
Lot # 673 - Frank Randall Boudoir Card Photograph of Chatto,
albumen image mounted on buff stock, titled in negative, with recto manuscript copyright of 1884. With Randall's inked hand stamp on verso and Chatto-Chiricahua Chief-very prominent in the outbreak of 1883. Chatto was a major figure in the Chiricahua Apache battles between the U.S. Army and white a... > Item Details
Civil War Archive of Lt. Horace M. Horton, 33rd OVI,
Lot # 235 - Civil War Archive of Lt. Horace M. Horton, 33rd OVI,
includes a Model 1850 Foot Officer's Sword, 31" blade, brass hilt, and shagreen handle. PLUS, a cdv of Horton in civilian clothes with backmark of E.F. Feiger, Pomeroy, Ohio, PLUS a silver print cabinet card of Horton as an older man, and an early 20th century print of him, PLUS 2 photographs of riv... > Item Details
Twelve McKinley & Roosevelt Celo Pinback Buttons,
Lot # 412 - Twelve McKinley & Roosevelt Celo Pinback Buttons,
includes 7 jugate McKinley & Roosevelt cello pinbacks (5 different types), all .8" diameter, most marked Whitehead & Hoag Co., one is buttonhole-type and marked The Pettibone MFG. Co. Cin., O. and one is marked J.H. Shaw Co. Philad., PLUS two T.R. portrait cello pinbacks with chromo example marked B... > Item Details
John K. Hillers Photograph of Zuni <i>Method of Transportation and Pack Animals,</i>
Lot # 630 - John K. Hillers Photograph of Zuni Method of Transportation and Pack Animals,
albumen photograph 7.2 x 9.5" mounted on grey 11.25 x 14" board with black printed calligraphic borders. Image 7.2" x 9.5", taken at Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, in the winter of 1879. A fine, well-published image. > Item Details
VWinfreid Pond Alaskan Coast Panoramic Photograph
Lot # 581 - VWinfreid Pond Alaskan Coast Panoramic Photograph
circa 1910-1920, silver gelatin image, laid on canvas, and signed lower right in negative, 63" x 18" high. The firm of Lloyd V. Winter and Percy E. Pond was active in Juneau between about 1893-1943. > Item Details
Group of Six Union Cases
Lot # 773 - Group of Six Union Cases
lot of 6 ninth plate geometric cases, 4 black and two brown. One black case is oval. [Krainik 437, 450, 485, 488(2) 511, 691] > Item Details
CDV of General Custer,
Lot # 604 - CDV of General Custer,
a copy from a negative by Mora. (Katz- K150). > Item Details
Uncommon 1866 Bronze <i>Meade Gettysburg</i> Medal Presented to Capt. Andrew Cowan, 1st NY Ind. Battery,
Lot # 207 - Uncommon 1866 Bronze Meade Gettysburg Medal Presented to Capt. Andrew Cowan, 1st NY Ind. Battery,
under the auspices of the Union League Club of Philadelphia, July 4, 1866, housed in period tattered presentation box having “Capt A. Cowan” inked on the bottom. The original 3.2” diameter medal was commissioned a solitary example struck in gold and presented to General Meade — “The Victor at Getty... > Item Details
Gathering of Nineteen Real Photo Postcards of American Indians,
Lot # 681 - Gathering of Nineteen Real Photo Postcards of American Indians,
depicting players from the Hiawatha Drama, unidentified portraits, and scenery. The unsent, unstamped cards have divided backs. 16 carry AZO stamp boxes with four triangles pointing upwards, dating 1904-1918. 10 of the cards have photographs taken by Grace Chandler Horn. Seven carry printed iden... > Item Details
Four Pieces of Abraham Lincoln Sheet Music,
Lot # 386 - Four Pieces of Abraham Lincoln Sheet Music,
all small folio size. Includes one entitled Lincoln Quick Step by Lee & Walker, 1860 with wonderful engraved bearded portrait of Lincoln, printed by T. Sinclair's Lith. Phil., 6 numbered pages with rear cover blank on interior and ads on exterior, PLUS second illustrated example entitled Abraham Lin... > Item Details
James Gibson Civil War Photograph
Lot # 168 - James Gibson Civil War Photograph "A Sharp-Shooter's Last Sleep",
albumen image, 8.75 x 7 on 11 x 9" cream mount with letterpress caption Incidents of the War. A Sharp-Shooter's Last Sleep, at the Battle of Gettysburg. Printed by Gardner with his credit to James P. Gibson. A classic image of the war, though controversy still surrounds its "staged" character. > Item Details
Group of CDV's of Union & CSA Generals & Politicians, Including R.E. Lee,
Lot # 114 - Group of CDV's of Union & CSA Generals & Politicians, Including R.E. Lee,
lot of 13, includes two copy albumen photographs of R.E. Lee, one taken from a daguerreotype with E. Anthony back mark and second bust uniformed portrait, PLUS Gen. Beauregard in Federal uniform with E. Anthony back mark, PLUS CSA Vice President Stephens with E. Anthony back mark, PLUS Gen. Polk Ste... > Item Details
Miller <i>Photographic History of the Civil War</i>,
Lot # 280 - Miller Photographic History of the Civil War,
F.T. Miller Editor, 1912, The Review of Reviews Co., NY. Ten 4to volumes in half leather with gilt spine lettering, light blue buckram boards, with all illustrations and maps. Historically, the first compendium of the photographic record of the War. Though virtually all of the illustrations are un... > Item Details
Paper Archive of Congressional Medal of Honor Winner Amasa Tracy,
Lot # 254 - Paper Archive of Congressional Medal of Honor Winner Amasa Tracy,
lot of 10, includes an early 20th century silver print on original card stock of Tracy (1829 - 1908, 2nd VtVI) in his GAR uniform wearing his CMOH with imprint of C.R. Smith, Middleton, Vt., 6.25" x 9.2", PLUS an manuscript letter on lined letter sheet dated Washington 14th, April 64 and addressed t... > Item Details
Civil War Brady Album Card of Wounded at Savage Station
Lot # 142 - Civil War Brady Album Card of Wounded at Savage Station
“after the battle of 27th June, 1862.” 4” x 2.75” albumen (half of a stereoview) mounted on 6” x 4.75” stock with printed copyright line dated 1862 and red Snow & Roos, San Francisco retail stamp. Verso with applied printed title and Roos & Wunderlich, San Francisco retail sticker. Mid-way through... > Item Details
D.F. Barry Cabinet Card of Rain-In-The-Face,
Lot # 648 - D.F. Barry Cabinet Card of Rain-In-The-Face,
with his West Superior, Wisconsin imprint. Rain-in-the-Face was a life-long friend of Barry's who took his portrait many times. Rain-in-the-Face (1835-1905), whose Hunkpapa name was Canku-Ota, built his reputation as a warrior while young. He participated in both the Fetterman Massacre and the Ba... > Item Details
Group of Photographs of Chippewa Indians,
Lot # 702 - Group of Photographs of Chippewa Indians,
including one albumen print on 8.125” x 5.25” mount of Chippewa men in canoes, with ink ids. on mount, Sault Ste. Marie Rapids as seen from International Hotel, Canadian side, and verso, Sault Ste Marie 1891 Indians Fishing, and rubber stamp, Thatcher C. Goetz Antiques & Americana P.O. Box 257 Goetz... > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: