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Topps "Batty Button" #15 "The Greatest Kid On Earth"

 

Text on Button: 

THE GREATEST KID ON EARTH

Image Description: 

A black and blue (ocean areas) illustration of an Earth globe with overlaid yellow text.

Curl Text: 

Japan

Back Style: 

Locking pin

The Shape: 

Circle

The Size: 

2 inch

Year / Decade Made: 

1970s

The Manufacturer: 

Topps Chewing Gum, Inc.

Additional Information: 

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.

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