Closed May 25-30

Our office will close Wednesday, May 25, reopening after the holiday on Tuesday, May 31. Orders placed during our absence will ship no later than Wednesday, June 1. We will monitor email and phone messages, and respond to anything urgent.
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Civil War and Reconstruction

Civil War and Reconstruction

Our new listings for May feature items from the elections between 1860 and 1876, the era of the Civil War and Reconstruction. The "War Between the States" was sparked by the election of Lincoln. His name did not even appear on the ballot in most
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The Progressive Era ~ Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson and rivals

The Progressive Era ~ Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson and rivals

We have a selection of items from the Progressive Era this month, a period roughly corresponding to the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt, William H. Taft, and Woodrow Wilson. Both major political parties sought to align themselves with a more
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Uncle Jumbo vs. The Same Old Hat

Uncle Jumbo vs. The Same Old Hat

This month we offer a selection from the campaigns of the 1880s and '90s dominated by two names: Cleveland and Harrison. The rotund Grover Cleveland of New York, nicknamed "Uncle Jumbo" or "Big Steve" (his first name was actually Stephen) was
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Closed March 5-13

We're going on "spring break" starting Saturday, March 5 and our office will be closed until Monday, March 14. Orders placed during our absence will ship no later than Wednesday, March 16. We will monitor email and phone messages, and respond to
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The New Deal to the New Frontier...and beyond

The New Deal to the New Frontier...and beyond

Our new offerings for February cover the period of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal to JFK's New Frontier, a time when liberalism was in ascendance and the federal government became the massive bureaucracy we know and love today. In between,
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McKinley and Roosevelt

McKinley and Roosevelt

Our first update of 2022 features items from the campaigns of William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt, the last 19th century president and his successor, the first president we would recognize as "modern." They had been running mates in 1900,
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Old Hickory to Honest Abe

Old Hickory to Honest Abe

This update, our last for 2021 (how the year has flown by...but we always say that) features material from the era of Andrew Jackson through the reelection of Abraham Lincoln in 1864, a time of rising tensions in American politics, culminating in
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Prohibition era politics

Prohibition era politics

This update features items from the Prohibition era, coinciding with the presidential campaigns of 1920 to 1932. This was a time of both great prosperity and suddenly, great hardship for many Americans. The market crash of '29 and subsequent
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San Marino Political Memorabilia Show Nov. 6

Victor will have a table at the San Marino Political Memorabilia Show, San Marino Masonic Center, 3130 Huntington Drive, in San Marino, CA, Nov. 6, from 10 to 3. Hope to see you there!
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Late 19th century political treasures

Late 19th century political treasures

As the leaves of autumn begin to fall, we have a selection of items from the end of the 19th century, roughly the administrations of Rutherford Hayes through Grover Cleveland. For aesthetic appeal, it's hard to surpass this period's material
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Closed Oct. 6-11

We're taking a short vacation starting Wednesday, October 6. We'll be back after Columbus Day. Orders placed during our absence will ship Tuesday, Oct. 12. We will monitor email and phone messages, and respond to anything urgent. Have a great
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Rooseveltiana

Rooseveltiana

This update features a selection of Rooseveltiana -- the memorabilia of our 26th president -- a rich vein to mine as a collector, as colorful and protean as the man himself. From his early career in New York politics, to the vice presidency, to
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McKinley and Bryan

McKinley and Bryan

The campaigns of turn-of-the-century rivals McKinley and Bryan spawned an almost dizzying array of material culture. Collecting either candidate exhaustively would be a lifetime commitment, and not even the most devoted specialists can say they
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Attending APIC National Convention Jul. 26 - Aug. 1

Legacy Americana will be at the APIC National Convention in Nashville, Tennessee and our office will be closed all of next week. Some of our inventory is already en route, and all orders placed after Monday 7/26 at 7 AM Pacific will not ship
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Honest Abe and Old Jeff

Honest Abe and Old Jeff

The election of Abraham Lincoln so divided the country that 11 states withdrew from the union. On February 8, 1861, delegates from the succeeded states met at Montgomery, Alabama and formed the Confederate States of America, electing Jefferson
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The Progressive Era

The Progressive Era

We have crammed in another catalog update in June, and the focus is on the Progressive Era. The era of Debs, LaFollette, and the Bull Moosers who wanted Teddy back in the White House -- as well as mainstream politicians who tacked to the left in
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Vote for Bill!

Vote for Bill!

This update features a large and varied assortment of pinbacks and other material from the campaigns of William McKinley, William Jennings Bryan, and William Howard Taft -- the three Bills who sought the presidency around the turn of the 20th
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Blast from the past

Blast from the past

At the beginning of May, we acquired a collection of pinbacks, mostly from early 20th century campaigns. Many are new to the catalog, but first we are highlighting some old familiar friends. All were offered at least once in the past. Some have
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New Dealers and Cold Warriors

New Dealers and Cold Warriors

In this update we feature a selection of items from the New Deal era to the 1980s, a period defined by liberal domestic policies and a bellicose foreign policy. FDR and Truman, Ike and Nixon, Kennedy and Johnson, as well as the men who ran
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