Tag Archives: Political Memorabilia

Abraham Lincoln 1860 hat badge highlights Berman Political Collection Part III at Heritage Auctions

Rare campaign item for pro-Lincoln Wide Awakes may bring $13,000 Sept. 26 in Dallas DALLAS –A 3-inch 1860 Abraham Lincoln hat badge – made members of the avidly-collected Wide Awakes campaign group – is expected to sell for $13,000 as Heritage Auctions offers more than 350 examples of rare political memorabilia in Part III of […]

Gavels n' Paddles: 1844 political banner, $185,000, Heritage

Gavels n' Paddles: 1844 political banner, $185,000, Heritage

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A hand-painted double-sided jugate banner from the 1844 Presidential campaign of James Knox Polk sold for $185,000 at a sale of Part II of the Merrill C. Berman Collection of political memorabilia held June 2 by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, a political […]