Found 95 articles matching Fraternal, Political, Organizations category.
  • Apr 3 2017
  • 3 Apr 2017

Collecting the Police: Badges? Of Course We Need Those Stinkin’ Badges

Normally the police come looking for you.  But there is a dedicated group of folks that enjoy going out of their way to find them, […]

  • Feb 5 2017
  • 5 Feb 2017

Collecting the Perks of the President

So, you’ve been elected president of the United States. Maybe not by popular vote, but the Constitution is quite clear that the Electoral College can […]

  • Jan 21 2017
  • 21 Jan 2017

Presidential Collecting: Does an Electoral College Victory Affect the Value?

An inauguration of a newly elected president is generally a time of new beginnings. Heralded as a bedrock democratic principle, the ceremony surrounding the oath […]

  • Jan 6 2017
  • 6 Jan 2017

Collecting Memorabilia from a Non-Event

The 2016 election was a sure thing. Hillary Rodham Clinton was to be elected the 45th president of the United States with one of the […]

  • Oct 25 2016
  • 25 Oct 2016

Collecting the Royals: Kings, Queens and Pretenders to the Throne

His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX of Thailand recently passed away after 70 years on the throne, the longest serving contemporary monarch. Quite beloved at […]

  • Sep 6 2016
  • 6 Sep 2016

Collecting Presidential Campaign Items in 2016 isn’t as Big a Draw as in the Past

In political collecting, presentation is everything.  The more unique a political campaign item is, the more collectible it becomes. The campaign of John F. Kennedy […]

  • Mar 9 2016
  • 9 Mar 2016

The Perils of Improperly Storing Your Campaign Buttons

Have you just started to collect political buttons? Did your grandfather just give you his prized collection of buttons from the presidential campaign of John […]

  • Sep 24 2015
  • 24 Sep 2015

Five Ways Collecting Political Buttons is Different than Other Hobbies

As there is still a good 410 days or so left before the 2016 presidential election, the news coverage of the primary candidates in both […]

  • Sep 21 2015
  • 21 Sep 2015

With Pope Francis set to Visit the U.S., Here’s a Look at Collecting Papal Memorabilia

As Pope Francis comes to the United States for a three-city visit—Washington, D.C., New York and Philadelphia—throngs of Catholics and others will be lining the […]

  • Sep 3 2015
  • 3 Sep 2015

Look with Your Brain, as well as Your Eyes, to Avoid a Costly Mistaken Identity

I was wandering around an antique mall in Tennessee one time a few years back and noticed some small tools and other oojahs in a […]