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Ultra-Rare 1950 Communist Civil Rights Button "Bury Jim Crow"


Ultra-Rare "Bury Jim Crow" Political Button - 1 1/2" button reads "Bury Jim Crow - Button of the Month - Jan. 1950 - Labor Youth League, with "Regal Emblem Co. - N.Y.C. and union label back paper. Design motif is black and white shaking hands with a Jim Crow tombstone. Light foxing as pictured.

From a Hakes Auction House listing with a realized price of $460.79:

"The Labor Youth League was the reestablished youth organization of the Communist Party USA and formed in 1949... The only other time we can recall offering this outstanding rarity was in Auction 218. That example was NM and exceeded $1,500."

  • Model: D-4M18A-34

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