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Vice Presidential Guest Pins (4/25/08)
Vice Presidential guest pins, c. 1980, reverseJust as the Secret Service provides a specially designed lapel pin to frequent guests to the White House, the Secret Service also provides similar lapel pins to guests of the vice president of the United States. More >>


Collecting JFK (4/25/08)
Magazines featuring JFKThere are events in our lives that stand out like no others. Most of us in my generation know where we were and what we were doing on Nov. 22, 1963 when we learned that John F. Kennedy was assassinated. More >>


Why Are Presidents Collected? (4/1/08)
Challenge coin of President Bill Clinton, c. 1990sIt is a mystery to educated people from other countries: What is it with the American fascination with presidents? School children know their names in order by heart. Parents date important moments of their lives by who was in the Oval Office. Many people collect objects associated with their favorites. Why? More >>


Political Items in Worthopedia, Part II (3/29/08)
Nixon and Eisenhower convention items, 1956, 1960Our Worthopedia continues to grow. There are now somewhere close to 2 million individual items from auction companies, worthologists and subscribers on just about every collectible imaginable. It is a tremendous resource. More >>


Political Items in Worthopedia, Part III (3/29/08)
Cleveland 1888 walking stickThis is a third in a series of identifying interesting political and historical americana items in our own Worthopedia. With over 300 auction companies providing items from past auctions and from Worthologists and individuals contributing also, there is bound to be some interesting items to review. As always the links for each item will appear collectively below. More >>


Political Items in Worthopedia, Part IV (3/29/08)
A reproduction pitcher featuring George Washington and Benjamin FranklinThis is a fourth in a series of identifying interesting political and historical americana items in our own Worthopedia. With over 300 auction companies providing items from past auctions and from Worthologists and individuals contributing also, there is bound to be some interesting items to review. As always the links for each item will appear collectively below. More >>


The White House for Sale (3/18/08)
If a piano leg falls through your ceiling at home, it does cause some excitement, but you patch up the hole and move on. What is the reaction, though, when it happens not in your house, but the White House. More >>


Antique Presidential Pin (3/16/08)
I have an antique pin with Presidents Lincoln , Grant and Garfield’s pictures on it. The pin is about 3″ long and about 3/4″ tall. The background appears to be bone colored , maybe ivory. Picture of Lincoln is on left, Grant is in the center (larger picture of Grant) and Garfield is on right of pin. The ivory colored background is inlayed in brass. Could you identify this pin and appraise it. More >>


The Seal and Flag of the Vice President of the United States (2/25/08)
Coat-of-arms of the vice president, patch, 1948 to 1975Much has been written about the seal of the president of the United States. It is a more powerful, more visible office, of course, but in many ways the influence of the vice president can be just as significant. Yet, recognizing the symbols of the office isn’t that high on a collector’s radar. More >>


Patches of the Office of Vice President of the United States (2/25/08)
Security staff at the St. ElizabethThe seal of the vice president was created by Executive Order 10016 on November 10, 1948 and signed by President Harry S Truman. The Executive Order specifies the design and restrictive use of the seal of the president. That design lasted until it was changed in 1975 by Executive Order 11884 signed by President Gerald Ford. More >>


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