Carry A Nation
Carry A Nation

Carry A Nation

Price: $48.95
Lapel pin advocating liquor prohibition, c. 1900.
Catalog No: 5155
Availability: In Stock.
SIZE: 2 in.
GRADE: Choice/XF

Lapel pin advocating liquor prohibition, c. 1900. Brass and mother-of-pearl, set with a rhinestone. Formed in the shape of a hatchet, with legend on the handle, CARRY A NATION. Slight variations.

Brandished by noted anti-saloon crusader Carrie Nation, the hatchet came to symbolize the radical Temperance movement, which condoned destruction of property in furtherance of the cause.

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