Richard Nixon Campaign Pinbacks & Memorabilia, 110+ Pcs
A comprehensive collection of over 110 pieces of campaign memorabilia related to Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew, the Republican Party presidential and vice presidential nominees in 1968 and 1972. Pieces include pinback buttons and jugates, flashers, and a complete set of 50 states buttons. 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 memorabilia demonstrates how Richard Nixon mobilized special interest groups like women; Spanish speaking constituents; and young Republicans from all fifty states. Expected wear throughout commensurate with age, else near fine.
Candidates whose images or names are featured include:
- Richard Nixon & Spiro Agnew (1968, 1972)
A preliminary examination revealed the following highlights:
- Fifty states set, "[State] Needs Nixon and Agnew" buttons sold for $50 in 2020
- "Nixon - Agnew for Law & Order, 1968" button sold for $26 in 2018
- "Dick is our Pick!" button sold for $27 in 2017
**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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