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Lot #497
DepartmentPolitical Campaign Buttons & Ribbons
Sold For$375.00(hammer price)
 $450.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedOctober 31, 2017


Housed in four frames. 1998: four Scott Harshberger (3 Women for SH Governor 98" 1 "Proud to be a Democrat Delegate for Scott", small "Harshberger 500 Club" 1" x .5" push-back, two celluloid "Cellucci Delegate Swift", a typed note "…accept the enclosed gift…" from Cellucci & Swift possibly referring to a metal medallion "Governor Cellucci Lt Governor Swift", white on dark blue "Joe Kennedy for Governor '98" and other congressional pin-backs.

2000: 12 pin-backs "Massachusetts Democrats - Gore-Kennedy and third name Sydney, Bosley, Fallon, Linsky", black on yellow "DemocRATS for GORE-Lieberman", McCain photo inset over map of Massachusetts "The High Road - McCain 2000 - to real reform", red white and blue "Support Al Gore President - Ted Kennedy U.S. Senate June 3, 2000, Lowell MA" (all 2.25") and a 3" "Republican Delegation Republican National Convention July 31-Aug 3 2000 Philadelphia, PA" with map of Massachusetts and photo of George W. Bush.
2002: 22 pin-backs, "Mitt! Romney for gov. 2002", "Romney Governor 2002 - Healey Lt. Governor 2002", "Wrong State Romney", "Robert Reich for Governor"(4), "Jill Stein for Governor", one soap "Warren Tolman Governor", and a pin-back with black letters UNZ intersected by a red line imitating a 'no parking' sign.
2006: nine Deval Patrick pin-backs including "We're All for Deval" (all 2.25"), blue on white plastic clapper (?) "Reilly for Massachusetts" as well as a rectangular pin-back, red, white & blue rectangular pin-back "Martha Coakley Attorney General", two Olympic-style medals "Deborah Goldberg Lt. Governor" and "Deb Go For the Gold 2006", as well as "Healey-Hillman" pin-back.

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