Political Collectibles Books

The following books are popular reference manuals for collectors of political campaign items.


200 Years of Political Campaign Collectibles

Mark Warda

This book is a 2005 edition, expanded version of our 1996 book 100 Years of Political Campaign Collectibles. It covers the history of American Political Campaign memorabilia from George Washington items of 1789 to the 2004 election items for George W. Bush and John F. Kerry.

It includes over 2000 color photographs of items from every presidential election and many political causes including woman suffrage, prohibition, the Civil Rights movement, and pro and con items from World War II, the Vietnam War and the Gulf War.

For the political collector it explains where to buy and sell items, how to store a collection and how to tell fake items. It includes a glossary of political collecting terms and an appendix of resources for the collector such as web sites, collector publications and dealer and auctioneer names.

For the political buff it includes a list of every person every considered a hopeful candidate for the office of president and a list of the election results for every political party in every election since 1792. It includes background stories on some of the most interesting an unusual political buttons.

All types of political items are covered from George Washington mugs and Andrew Jackson clocks, to Dewey buttons and Clinton flyswatters. No political collector should be without this book.

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190 pages, full color, 8.5 x 11 $29.95

ISBN 1-888699-02-7

100 Years of Political Campaign Collectibles

Mark Warda

This book covers all types of political campaign memorabilia, from buttons and convention tickets to posters and novelties. Pictured are over 800 items with prices, including stationary, inaugural covers, stickers, trading cards and much more.
It explains where to find items, how to tell fakes, and how to understand pricing and value, where to sell items and more.

Appendixes include lists of political collectors clubs, periodicals, auctions, hopefuls from 1896-1996 and third party candidates from 1896-1996.

208 pages, 16 in full color, 6 x 9 $16.95

ISBN 1-888699-00-0

Political Campaign Stamps

Mark Warda

This book covers all types of political campaign stamps from 1856 to 2000. Besides presidential campaigns are local campaigns, and causes such as woman suffrage, prohibition, win-the-war, anti-war, labor unions, Communism, Socialism, anti-Communism, anti-Socialism, NRA, get out the vote, the Great Depression and much more.

Over 2800 pictures representing nearly 5000 different varieties, nearly all with prices.

224 pages, 16 in full color, 8.5 x 11 $19.95

ISBN 0-87341-616-3

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