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Object Name Pin, Political
Catalog Number 1986.88.297
Date 1980
Material(s) Brass/Enamel/Ink/Plastic/Satin/Rayon
Dimensions H-7.25 W-1.5 inches
Description This is a rounded square enameled brass plate political; pin with a ribbon attached that has an apple charm pinned on for a 1980 Democratic National Convention delegate. In the center of the pin there is "1980" in alternating dark blue and red with metallic gold horizontal lines and edges at a lower left to upper right diagonal on a white background and "AUGUST/ 11-14" in metallic gold in the lower right corner. Around the edges of the plate there is a dark blue border with gold metallic edges and lettering separated by two sets of four gold stars that reads "38th DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION" and "MADISON SQUARE GARDEN NEW YORK CITY". The purple ribbon is attached with a sewn loop to a clasp pin attached to the lower part of the plate back. On the ribbon there is a gold plastic apple incised with a vertical "1980" pinned on with a lapel stud above vertical gold metallic lettering that reads "DELEGATE". There is a straight pin with a swivel clasp attached to the upper part of the plate back and raised lettering that reads "UNION/ 65/ MADE".
Collection Drexell R. Davis Collection
Event 1980 United States Presidential Election
Subjects Badges
Campaigns, Political
Convention halls
Political campaigns
Political conventions
Political elections
Political pageantry
Political parties
Presidential elections
Primary elections
Search Terms Badges
Campaign buttons
Campaigns, Political
Campaigns, Presidential
Democratic National Convention
Democratic Party
New York (N.Y.)
Political button
political campaigns
Political conventions
Political pageantry
political souvenirs
Madison Square Garden
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS