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Vintage 1900 Pepsin Gum 'Little Pinkies' Boot Black Shine Pin
SOLD!!! No Longer Available!
ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1900 "Little Pinkies" celluloid advertising pin for the American Pepsin Gum Company by Whitehead & Hoag. There were several collectible designs for this pin: this one features a simian-featured "e;boot black shine"e; character.
VINTAGE: Circa 1900.
SIZE: Approximately 7/8" in diameter.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Celluloid-wrapped tin, paper backing.
ATTACHMENT: Straight pin.
MARKINGS: PEPSIN GUM CO. BUTTONS MADE BY THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK, N.J. PATENT JULY 17 '94 APRIL 14 '96 JULY 21 1896 on backing; PAT. JULY 21 1896 (on edge).
ITEM NOTES: This is from a soda, candy and gum advertising collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VCX90 LACX9/12 SeBEX11/15
CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): The pin shows spots of moderate wear.