Text on Button:
THE GREATEST KID ON EARTH
A black and blue (ocean areas) illustration of an Earth globe with overlaid yellow text.
Year / Decade Made:
Topps Chewing Gum, Inc.
Batty Buttons were a set of 24 one piece buttons released by the Topps company in 1973. The buttons came in a "wax pack" (like trading cards) and sold from a counter box. The back of the wax pack has a checklist for completists. Buttons #1-16 have a funny saying and/or drawing. #17-24 have a b/w photo of a Universal Pictures monster with a funny saying.
The design is a swipe of the Ringling Bros. "The Greatest Show on Earth" insignia.