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PS199 GO

PS 199 General Organization. Students paid an annual fee to help support school programs. The fee gained entrance into the General Organization, students wore the button to show their participation in the school program.

PS 199 Brooklyn, NY issued for the school year 1965-1966

1" , no curl text, unlocking pin

Betty Boop for President

Betty Boop for President was the name of one of Betty's movies in 1932. While walking near Madison Square Garden, NY during the Democratic Convention in 1980, someone was handing out these pins.

Measures 1.25" with spring-back pin. No text on curl

Uncle Floyd Show

Floyd Vivino is an entertainer, comedian, piano player.. He hosted his own television show The Uncle Floyd Show on the UHF stations in the New Jersey-New York area from 1974 - 1998. The show consisted of adult humor and music acts in a parody of children's television. A frequent guest on the show were The Ramones.

The button measures 1.75", with a spring-back pin. Text around the curl reads - Garland Adv Co Brooklyn, NY

Captain Clockwork

Captain Clockwork is an independent comic book title from Glenn Whitmore. After working for the major publishers, Whitmore created his own title character in Captain Clockwork.

The button measures 1.5", with a spring-back pin. text on the bottom reads (c) 2013 Glenn Whitmore

Twilight Zone Hologram

This holographic button was packaged with a special issue of Now Comics The Twilight Zone - The Science Fiction Special, January 1993.

The button measures 1.5" with a spring-back pin.

text around the bottom reads The Twilight Zone TM and (c) 1992 CBS Entertainment. All rights reserved.

 

Text on Button: 

GET OFF MY BACK

Image Description: 

Photo of a prone man with feet standing on his back. Blue background with white text and a yellow asterisk.

Curl Text: 

Japan

Back Style: 

Locking pin

The Shape: 

Circle

The Size: 

2 inch

Year / Decade Made: 

1970s

The Manufacturer: 

Topps Chewing Gum, Inc.

The Joyce - Cridland Co.

Jacks

Dayton, Ohio

1-3/4" diameter tape measure

Parisian Nov. Co. Chicago

Pabst Brewing Co. Employee ID Badge

Los Angeles

1-1/2" diameter locking pin back

Whitehead - Hoag

Pat. Appl'd For Newark, N.J.

Bartenders Union Local 131

Nov., 1938

Newark, NJ

7/8" diameter pin back

 

I'm Irish Kiss Me

Mickeys Malt Liquor

2-3/16" diameter pin back

 

Orange Crush Soda

15/16" diameter pin back

Pabst Georgia

Purple Ribbon

Pic of Olympic Torch

 Swing In

Atlanta '72

1-5/8" diameter pin back

1-7/16" diameter locking pin back

DuBois Brewing Co.

DuBois, PA

1-7/16"" diameter

Orange Crush Soda

 

3" diameter pin back

1/2" diameter pin back

Whitehead Hoag paper insert inside back.

 

I GO POGO

COPR. 1952 WALT KELLY

7/8" diameter pin back

1-1/4" diameter locking pin back

 

Text on Button: 

PRAY FOR A TEACHER'S STRIKE

Image Description: 

Photo of praying hands on a red background with overlaid text in tan and black.

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: 

Text on Button: 

STOP POLLUTION - SHUT YOUR MOUTH

Image Description: 

Close-up photo of a face with band-aids over the mouth with overlaid text in red and black.

Curl Text: 

Japan

Back Style: 

Locking pin

The Shape: 

Circle

The Size: 

2 inch

Year / Decade Made: 

1970s

The Manufacturer: 

Topps Chewing Gum, Inc.

Text on Button: 

STAKE GIVES ME HEARTBURN

Image Description: 

Illustration of a vampire with a stake in his heart on a blue background with text in white.

Curl Text: 

Japan

Back Style: 

Locking pin

The Shape: 

Circle

The Size: 

2 inch

Year / Decade Made: 

1970s

The Manufacturer: 

Topps Chewing Gum, Inc.

Text on Button: 

FLY ME!

Image Description: 

Illustration of a fly on a yellow background with text in red.

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: 

Text on Button: 

TAPERFLEX - WE'VE LANDED!

Image Description: 

Black and white photo of "The Creature" saying "We've landed!" plus company name "Taperflex".

Curl Text: 

Unknown

Back Style: 

Unknown

The Shape: 

Circle

The Size: 

Unknown

Year / Decade Made: 

1970s

The Manufacturer: 

Taperflex

Additional Information:

Text on Button: 

THE CREATURE CAN SEE YOU! CAN YOU SEE HIM?

Image Description: 

Black text on a spotty white background with The Creature coming through a window.

Curl Text: 

None

Back Style: 

Unknown

The Shape: 

Circle

The Size: 

3 inch

Year / Decade Made: 

1980s

The Manufacturer: 

 

Additional Information:

Text on Button: 

WOLF MAN

Image Description: 

Color art of Lon Chaney Jr. as "The Wolf Man" with overlaid white text.

Curl Text: 

© Universal Pictures Co. Inc. - Printed in U.S. - MFG by Elwar LTD. NYC

Back Style: 

Locking pin

The Shape: 

Circle

The Size: 

3 1/2 inch

Year / Decade Made: 

1970s

The Manufacturer: