Compass, outlined in red, nestled between red and black text over yellowed background.
PARISIAN NOVELTY CO. CHICAGO
This is an advertisement button made for Earle A. Mann, the Chicago representative for Standard Brake Shoe & Foundry Co. It is unclear when the company was founded, but there is evidence of it being in operation as early as 1915. It may have been a supplier of iron and steel castings for railway cars on the Frisco (St. Louis-San Francisco) line between the 1920s and 30s.
Railroad steel and iron castings, brake shoes. (1935, March). Standard Brake Shoe & Foundry Co. Pine Bluff, Arkansas [Advertisement]. The Frisco Employes' Magazine, 8.3.
New factories. (January 1915). Mill Supplies 1(5), 81.