1900 Boer War button

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1900 Boer War button

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A small tin and paper button badge made by The Whitehead & Hoad Co of Newark, New Jersey, USA, and used by the Vanity Fair cigarette brand as a giveaway with their product. Depicted on the badge is a portrait of the then Col. Robert Baden-Powell, as part of a series on Boer War leaders. Baden-Powell was involved in the war as commander of the beseiged town of Mafeking which brought him into the public eye.

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