WOMEN ACROSS THE NATION WON THE RIGHT TO VOTE 100 YEARS AGO. A LOOK AT RELATED ARTIFACTS FROM THE HERITAGE AUCTIONS ARCHIVES.
5NUMBER of babies visible in this vintage suffragist poster featuring characters by cartoonist Rose O’Neill. It sold for $12,500 at an October 2017 auction.
11.25INCHES HEIGHT of suffragist figurine marked “H.F. Smith April 24, 1912.” It sold for $3,883 at a May 2010 auction.
13 AMENDMENT referenced in this Missouri campaign badge. The proposed amendment to the state’s constitution was defeated in 1914. This badge realized $7,500 at an August 2018 auction.
15 AUTOGRAPHS by National Woman’s Party members, including suffrage leader Alice Paul, in this copy of Doris Stevens’ Jailed for Freedom. The book sold for $4,750 at a May 2017 auction.
1999 YEAR the U.S. Mint erroneously struck this Susan B. Anthony dollar on a planchet meant for a Sacagawea dollar. It sold for $15,600 at an August 2019 auction.
This report appears in the Winter 2019-2020 edition of The Intelligent Collector magazine. Click here to subscribe to the print edition.