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  • Feb 25 2008
  • 25 Feb 2008

The Seal and Flag of the Vice President of the United States

Much 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.

  • Feb 25 2008
  • 25 Feb 2008

Patches of the Office of Vice President of the United States

The 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.

  • Feb 22 2008
  • 22 Feb 2008

Presidential Portraits

My son’s school is celebrating President’s Month and before the month has ended I would celebrate by showing some presidential engravings or photos in my collection.

An early George Washington, our first president, steel engraving by G. R. Hall with his signature and official items, including a nice thirteen star flag in the background, dated 1856.

  • Feb 19 2008
  • 19 Feb 2008

The Mace of the House of Representatives

One of the oldest symbols of the United States, the Mace is the symbol of one of the first officers of the United States House of Representatives, the Sergeant at Arms, the chief enforcement officer of the House.

  • Feb 14 2008
  • 14 Feb 2008

Presidential Commemoratives Once a Month

Presidential spoons. That is what the advertisement was trying to sell me, 42 presidents with a color photo on the stem and an engraving on the bowl. Silver plated, of course.

  • Feb 11 2008
  • 11 Feb 2008

Travelling the President

It is said that wherever the president is, so goes the White House. On land, at sea or in the air, the power of the presidency travels well. At least it does now. It wasn’t always like that.

  • Feb 10 2008
  • 10 Feb 2008

Campaign Trading Cards

To advertise your bread, laundry powder or clothing shop, perhaps you could include an image of Hillary Clinton or John McCain and an American flag in the background. If even bad publicity is good publicity, you’ll certainly get noticed all right, by the press and by the summons.

  • Feb 4 2008
  • 4 Feb 2008

Political Cartoons of Clifford Berryman

Sometimes you’re remembered for only one thing even though you’ve done so much more. We know Clifford Berryman as having created a bear named for President Theodore Roosevelt. Yep, the teddy bear.

  • Jan 28 2008
  • 28 Jan 2008

Camp David

It is hard to get away if you’re the president of the United States, at least so I’ve heard. I have no trouble getting away myself. But then, I don’t have an entourage of people following me around everywhere I go, some with firearms.

  • Jan 28 2008
  • 28 Jan 2008

Political Buttons of Brian Campbell

We don’t even have any of these special campaign buttons in the store, because they are so collectible.