November 10, 2021 11:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 42
 

42

A Benjamin Harrison Presidential Campaign Uniform and 44-Star Campaign Flag
1892

The cotton duck jacket with double row of brass "Republican Club" buttons, striped red, white and blue twill belt with stamped brass tone buckle with American eagle, together with a pair of canvas spats and two canvas and leather Kepi form caps (one cap from earlier 1888 campaign). The printed silk flag overprinted with Harrison's portrait, signature and date "1892."

Provenance

The uniform was purportedly worn by a member of the Lancaster City Republican Club while marching in Harrison campaign torch light parades.
Collection of Jeffrey Kenneth Kohn, MD.

Estimated at $3,000 - $4,000


 

The cotton duck jacket with double row of brass "Republican Club" buttons, striped red, white and blue twill belt with stamped brass tone buckle with American eagle, together with a pair of canvas spats and two canvas and leather Kepi form caps (one cap from earlier 1888 campaign). The printed silk flag overprinted with Harrison's portrait, signature and date "1892."

Provenance

The uniform was purportedly worn by a member of the Lancaster City Republican Club while marching in Harrison campaign torch light parades.
Collection of Jeffrey Kenneth Kohn, MD.

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