A black and white comic image of a bearded man with a hat, and glasses carrying two bags of money.The image is marked ''R.L. GOLDBERG''.
Missing back paper - Should say TOKIO CIGARETTES, FACTORY NO.649 1st DIST. N.Y., T. J. GLEASON, BROOKLYN, N.Y., U.S.A.
This pinback was given out as a premium when a package of Tokio Cigarettes was purchased. In the early 1900s, along with other tobacco companies, Tokio issued many 7/8" cartoon pinbacks displaying comic art by famous cartoonists of the day.
The artist behind the illustration on this button was Rube Goldberg a famous cartoonist/humorist who coined the phrase, "I'm the Guy Who...", around 1910.