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In 1908, after GOP presidential candidate, William Howard Taft, partook of a meal in Atlanta, Georgia when served opossum with potatoes, Taft got nicknamed "Billy Possum", and dozens of creative postcards were produced during the campaign and even after he was elected. William Howard Taft was the first president of the U.S. to openly admit playing golf. Other politicians decided to keep their golfing private because at the time, it was considered a game for the rich only. The color printed cards each show a possum with golf clubs. Each is titled aimed at Taft, for example, "Yale's favorite son" (Taft served as Professor of Law at Yale until President Harding made him Chief Justice of the United States).
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Scarce Set Of FIVE Billy Possum [William Taft] Postcards.

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Minimum Bid: $200.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $300 - $500
Auction closed on Saturday, April 8, 2023.
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