McKinley and Hobart: Classic mechanical gold bug jugate badge
McKinley and Hobart: Classic mechanical gold bug jugate badge

McKinley and Hobart: Classic mechanical gold bug jugate badge

Price: $225.00
Badge promoting William McKinley for president and Garret Hobart for vice president, 1896.
Catalog No: 19194
Availability: In Stock.
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 and inset photographs.

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 fully sprung.

Superior example of this classic mechanical campaign badge.

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