G.O.P. / For ProtectionSKU 01127E
Mechanical figural brass G.O.P. elephant promoting William McKinley for president, 1896-1900. Flip up the spring-loaded elephant's head to reveal a paper insert which reads "For Protection" with an image of a padlock on bloomers, representing chastity ("protection"). 1 3/8 x 1 3/8" and in generally excellent condition with just a hint of discoloration on the paper label. Odd, rare, and unusual, and in excellent working condition with original pin.