McKinley and Hobart: Classic mechanical gold bug jugate badge

McKinley and Hobart: Classic mechanical gold bug jugate badge

Your Price:$225.00
In Stock.
Catalog Number:18090

Size:

1.675 in.

Grade:

Choice/XF

Badge promoting William McKinley for president and Garret Hobart for vice president, 1896. Brass shell with spring mechanism.

Formed in the shape of a winged insect; photographs of McKinley and Hobart set in circular frames on the wings, which fly up when mechanism is released by a lever (stinger) at base of abdomen. Rev. marked, PAT MAY 1.96. Size refers to wingspan with fully sprung.

Superior example of this classic mechanical campaign badge.

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