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This 7/8" button appears to have been issued during tough times - like the Great Depression. The message is to share with others who are needy. It is an open pin back and has a paper maker's label in the back that reads: "The Whitehead & Hoag Co. Buttons, Badges, Novelties, and Signs. Newark, N.J.'
I have this button that is made by whitehead & hoag ,that I am looking for information on.On the back of the button it has the mfg.`s name and a date of april 14 1896,but no clues to the meaning of the initials on the front of the button.I have added 2 links to get a close up view.I would be very appreciative if you have any information.
This Santa button is made by the St. Louis Button Co. Date unknown, if you know anything, we'd love to hear!
From Hake's Auction #204. Sold for $8,700.
Described there as:
I collect (American) Judaic lapel buttons
I have approximately 3000 unique items. Each one represents a different moment in the American Jewish life and offers a way to learn about the Jewish experience.