Badge promoting Grover Cleveland for president and Allen Thurman for vice president, 1888. Gilt brass shell with inset photographs; spring mechanism. DeWitt GC 1888-60. Shell in the form of a displayed eagle with olive branch and arrows in talons; a small spring catch at bottom moves wings, exposing a photo of Cleveland on left wing and a photo of Thurman on right. Original pin attachment. Patent date verso.
Superior example of this rare mechanical badge.