Wendell Willkie Stars and Stripes Pin. 1940
In the 1940 presidential election, Wendell Willkie unsuccessfully went up against the incumbent, Franklin D. Roosevelt. Willkie was considered a surprise Republican candidate because he had never held a political office.
This original 1.25 metal pin has a portrait of Willkie surrounded by a red, white and blue border of stars and stripes.
Vintage buttons like this have become hard to find and highly collectible. We have a limited quantity of these pin-back buttons. Each comes with a display stand, perfect for showing off this wonderful item on your desk or shelf.
Each has its pin-back intact and each is in very good to excellent condition, though there may be some minor wear or foxing normal for a historical item like this.