Hit the campaign trail for this amazing assortment of political pins ranging desirably as (80% EX to NM-MT, 20% lesser). Headed by presidential issues including FDR, JFK, LBJ, Nixon, Eisenhower and Reagan, this diverse collection features numerous vintage examples dating from 1890s-1990s. Detailed description on our website.
Comprised mainly of chief executive campaigns, this collection also features a nice variety of other office elections as well as some interesting political statement examples and a small number of foreign issues. While dates range from the 1890s-1990s, the majority hail from the 1950s-1980s. More than 80% are original period issues and approximately 15% are 1970s-1990s reproductions. Generally these vintage campaigners present clean, glossy surfaces with only a handful showing more than light wear. The list of included items is as follows:
Highlights: 1896 William Jennings Bryan; 1932 George Washington birth bicentennial commemorative; (2) 1930s Landon/Knox “sunflowers” with felt petals; 1930s Franklin D. Roosevelt plastic pin with mule charm; 1920 Warren Harding (the only pin showing extensive wear); (2) 1960 John F. Kennedy including a Kennedy/Johnson rectangular badge; 1964 Lyndon Johnson 3-D type; 1964 Goldwater/Miller; 1968 Robert Kennedy; 1970 Ronald Reagan for governor; 1972 Richard Nixon bronze medallion from the Franklin Mint in original case; 1976 Jimmy Carter smiling peanut; 1970s Tip O’Neill “Repeal O’Neill”
Additional highlights: (5) 1950s Dwight D. Eisenhower; (11) Richard M. Nixon including a 9” diameter Nixon/Lodge “Experience Counts” example; (9) 1980s Ronald Reagan; (2) 1990s Bill Clinton including a 1993 “Bill & Hillary” inauguration day example
Also present are (175) assorted others including (36) 1970s-1990s reproductions and (139) originals with Wendell Wilkie, Hubert Humphrey, Jack Kemp, Adlai Stevenson, Ross Perot and more.