ORIGINAL ART FOR TWO 1984 MONDALE/FERRARO CAMPAIGN BUTTONS FROM THE LEVIN COLLECTION
Lot of two pieces used to produce two scarce buttons by Hand Tip & Novelty Co., New York City although production name is not on the items. Both pieces are from the Levin collection. First is 5.5x9" stiff art board. Top translucent cover sheet has hand-applied blue/yellow coloring on 2.25" design along w/inked production notes. Below is clear acetate sheet over the art applied to the stiff board. Art is combination of black ink, cut-out paper w/text, high contrast bw paper photo of White House. Inked date on reverse is "8/84." Second is 9x11" stiff white paper w/two layers of clear acetate holding bw paper paste-ups w/text, red rubylith for stripes and blw paste-up star designs. Art is 6" dia. and final button was 1.5". Acetate has production notes in black ink. Both pieces are unique and Exc.
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