Vintage 1900 Pepsin Gum 'Little Pinkies' Boot Black Shine Pin
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Vintage 1900 Pepsin Gum 'Little Pinkies' Boot Black Shine Pin

Code: advs00002a


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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.

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