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Lot 95

Dwight Eisenhower & Richard Nixon Campaign Pinbacks & Memorabilia, 100+ Pcs

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Dwight Eisenhower & Richard Nixon Campaign Pinbacks & Memorabilia, 100+ Pcs


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Dwight Eisenhower & Richard Nixon Campaign Pinbacks & Memorabilia, 100+ Pcs


A sensational collection of over 100 pieces of campaign memorabilia related to Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon, the Republican Party presidential and vice presidential nominees in 1952 and 1956. Pieces include pinback buttons and jugates, flashers, coattail buttons, lapel pins, campaign button tabs, and interesting three-dimensional items. Displayed in an aesthetically pleasing montage on a black felt-covered mat measuring 24.375" x 16.5". The lot comes with an optional wooden and glass showcase behind which the mat was originally displayed. There are many gems in this completely unpicked collection waiting to be discovered! Provenance: From the lifelong collection of a Greenwich, Connecticut gentleman.


The more unusual and three-dimensional items include: an eagle form "Ike" pin fashioned from metallic thread and red beads, light tarnish, 3" wide; a gold-toned and polished green stone costume jewelry type "Ike" lapel pin; and an elephant head form red, white, and blue "IKE" lapel pin. Campaign memorabilia represented special interest groups, such as veterans; labor advocates; Spanish, French, and Italian speaking constituents; and New Jerseyans. Expected wear throughout commensurate with age including light discoloration, else near fine.


Candidates whose images or names are featured include:

- Dwight Eisenhower & Richard Nixon (1952, 1956)

- Mamie Eisenhower (1952, 1956)

- Pat Nixon (1952, 1956)

- Albert Eugene Cobb, Mayor of Detroit

- William S. Beardsley for Governor of Iowa (1952)

- Irving Ives for U.S. Senator from New York (1952)

- George Dewey Clyde for Governor of Utah (1956)

- Florence P. Dwyer for U.S. Congresswoman from New Jersey (1956)

A preliminary examination revealed the following highlights:

- "Eisenhower, Nixon, Ives, First Voter" button sold for $83 in 2007

- "Ike / Dick, Peace, Progress, Prosperity" flasher sold for $56 in 2015

- "Citizens for Eisenhower - Nixon, Volunteer Worker" button sold for $52 in 2014

- "Yo Quiero Ike" button sold for $47 in 2018

- "Mamie for First Lady" button sold for $35 in 2020

- "Draft Eisenhower Movement" button, ca. 1948, one of five buttons in a lot sold for $187 in 2018


**PLEASE NOTE: This lot will require third party shipping due to the delicate nature of how the buttons are mounted.


This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.


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