Great 1890's Improved Order of Red Man Pin - Pepsin Gum Giveaway
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Great 1890's Improved Order of Red Man Pin - Pepsin Gum Giveaway

Code: advs00002rmp


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Great 1890's Improved Order of Red Men celluloid pin by Whitehead & Hoag Co. Newark, N.J. The Pepsin Gum promotional giveaway shows an image of an axe with a stylized American Indian head opposite the blade end, the blade reads: "TOTE" and the top of the pin reads: "IMPROVED ORDER OF RED MEN". The reverse of the giveaway shows a wonderful paper label with little to no age wear and reads: "AMERICAN PEPSIN GUM CO. BUTTONS MADE BY THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK, N. J. PATENT JULY 17 '94 APRIL 14 '94 JULY 21, 1896"

VINTAGE: Circa 1890's

SIZE: Approximately 7/8" in diameter

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Celluloid, steel, paper, ink

ATTACHMENT: Straight pin

MARKINGS: "AMERICAN PEPSIN GUM CO. BUTTONS MADE BY THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK, N. J. PATENT JULY 17 1896", "PAT. JULY 21, 1896"e;

ITEM NOTES: This is from an advertising collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAX15 LBDX12/15 SBDX6/16

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The pin shows minor to moderate surface wear, colors remain bright, paper label in remarkable condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.