William Jennings Bryan:
William Jennings Bryan: 'Free Silver Knocked Him Out' mechanical coffin stud

William Jennings Bryan: "Free Silver Knocked Him Out" mechanical coffin stud

Price: $350.00
Mechanical lapel stud opposing William Jennings Bryan for president, 1896.
Catalog No: 19198
Availability: In Stock.
SIZE: 1.125 in.
GRADE: Choice/XF
Mechanical lapel stud opposing William Jennings Bryan for president, 1896. Brass and tin shell. Formed in the shape of a coffin; on the lid, the legend in raised letters, BILLY/ BRYAN/ NOV.8.'96. Lid flips open to reveal a cadaver representing Bryan; on the inner lid, in raised letters, FREE/ SILVER/ KNOCKED/ HIM OUT.

Classic novelty badge predicting the metaphorical death of Bryan and the Free Silver doctrine in the election. Choice example, with tight mechanism and excellent patina.

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