Elect a winning collection, with this bundle of political pins and ephemera. This vintage assortment is almost entirely focused on presidential elections, with many revered candidates, such as William McKinley, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, and Ronald Reagan. Split between campaign pins and inauguration materials, this appealing group generally ranges from above average to better.
(46) Presidential campaign pins range (80% EX to NM+, 20% VG to VG-EX): (2) William McKinley both with Whitehead & Hoag backers; (1) William H. Taft with W&H backer; (1) Woodrow Wilson; (3) Warren G. Harding, one with W&H backer; (1) Franklin D. Roosevelt; (1) Harry S. Truman; (6) Dwight D. Eisenhower; (4) John F. Kennedy including a flicker type; (6) Richard M. Nixon with two Nixon & Lodge and one flicker; (2) Ronald Reagan; (3) George H.W. Bush; (2) Alf Landon; (3) Wendell Willkie; (2) Thomas Dewey; (1) Strom Thurmond; (1) Douglas MacArthur; (1) Hubert H. Humphrey; (2) Robert F. Kennedy; (1) George Wallace; (1) George McGovern; (1) Eugene McCarthy; (1) Ted Kennedy;
Nan Honeyman for Congress with Roosevelt pin (EX+);
(2) Chicago Police Department Presidential Inauguration badges: 2009 director (NM); 2017 Detective (NM-MT);
Ronald Reagan 1985 "The 50th American Presidential Inauguration" package (NM) with header card, Inaugural Ceremony invitation, ticket, commemorative medallion advertisement with envelope, activities agenda, response card with envelope, Inaugural Ball invitation with envelope, program with ribbon binding, photos of President Reagan and Vice President Bush with envelope, and the original mailer postmark dated 12/11/84;
(5) Inauguration Ceremony invitations: 1949 Harry S. Truman (VG-EX); 1953 Dwight D. Eisenhower (VG-EX); (2) 1965 Lyndon B. Johnson (EX-MT+, EX-MT); 2013 Barack H. Obama (EX);
(3) Inauguration programs: 1953 Eisenhower (EX-MT+); 1957 Eisenhower (EX); 1981 Reagan (VG+);
1957 Eisenhower Inaugural Ball program (NM) with twine binding and envelope;
(4) 1976 League of Women Voters Presidential Debates announcement folders average (VG-EX to EX): Gerald R. Ford and Jimmy Carter domestic and economic issues; (2) Ford and Carter foreign and defense issues; Robert Dole and Walter Mondale vice presidential candidates debate.