Benjamin Harrison:
Benjamin Harrison: 'No British Pauper Wages for Americans' campaign token (1888)

Benjamin Harrison: "No British Pauper Wages for Americans" campaign token (1888)

Price: $75.00
Medalet promoting Benjamin Harrison for president, 1888.
Catalog No: 19724
Availability: In Stock.
SIZE: 25 mm
GRADE: Choice/AU

Medalet promoting Benjamin Harrison for president, 1888. White metal. DeWitt BH 1888-22. Holed for suspension. OBV: Inscription around, BENJAMIN HARRISON, enclosing bust of Harrison to left. Rev. Inscription around, PROTECTION. NO BRITISH PAUPER WAGES FOR., enclosing AMERICANS and arm holding a sledge (symbol of labor).

Appeals to the workingman's vote, implying that a protective tariff will enable employers to pay higher wages. Choice, high grade specimen.

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