1896 William Mckinley Large Size Tin Litho Presidential Campaign Serving Tray
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1896 William Mckinley Large Size Tin Litho Presidential Campaign Serving Tray:
Rare and very attractive, 1896 (or 1900), Tin Lithograph Tray depicting President (or Presidential Candidate) William McKinley. This fantastic, large oval tray measures approx. 13 1/4” by 16 1/4” and features a bust portrait of McKinley with a facsimile signature beneath the image. The portrait is beautifully chromolithographed on the tin tray and although it is unsigned by the manufacturer but is most likely a Meek, Shonk, or Kaufman and Strauss piece. We are not sure if this was produced for the 1896 or 1900 presidential campaign but it was certainly produced for one or the other.
This outstanding William McKinley, Chromolithograph on Tin Campaign Tray is in good to very good condition. The Tray has some overall fading to the image resulting in some mottling to the surface as can be seen in the scans below. There is some surface loss to the edge of the rolled rim and a bend at the edge of the rolled rim at approx. 3 o'clock (see the scans below). There is also a tiny nail hole in the rolled rim at 12 o'clock. Please see the scans below for a good indication of the condition of this rare William McKinley Campaign Tray.
A rare and very attractive William McKinley Tin Lithograph Presidential Campaign Serving Tray and a fantastic addition to any collection!!!
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