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Unique Ice Breakers Button Museum
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UNIQUE
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During the 1980s, retail stores gave away promotional items with purchase including many pinback buttons. Unique, also known as Unique-Boutique, was a the large retail store in New York City that had multiple departments selling graffiti spray-painted clothing, vintage duds, and fashionable bright neon attire. Although Unique was effectively advertising during the 1980s, it went out of business in the early 1990s.

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Witchipoo, M. (2012). The original swag – 1980s retail and promotional pins. WitchesBrewPress’s Blog. https://witchesbrewpress.org/2012/07/08/the-original-swag-1980s-retail-and-promotional-pins/

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IB0470
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