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1896 PE 7 American Pepsin Gum Pinbacks Collection (48 Diff.) Featuring Jockeys, Rulers and America's Cup Winners

Lot Number 1319

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Description

A collection of 48 different, 7/8"-diameter pinbacks is presented. These colorful and finely detailed pins – covering a wide variety of subject matter – were distributed by the American Pepsin Gum Co. in 1896. Includes:

 

PE7-1 Animals (1) - Buffalo;

PE7-2 Athletes (2) - both Jockeys w/Coates and Webb;

PE7-3 Birds (2) - Fantail Pigeon and Sea Gull;

PE7-5 Comic Types (2) - The Dude and The Soldier;

PE7-8 Fraternal Emblems (18);

PE7-14 Poets (4) - Longfellow, Shakespeare, Tennyson and Whittier;

PE7-15 Presidents (1) - Faure/France;

PE7-16 Rulers (11) - including Queen Victoria and Prince of Wales;

PE7-18 State Maps (2) - DE and NY;

PE7-20 Statesmen (2) - Bismark/Germany and Gladstone/England;

PE7-21 Yacht Cup Winners (3) - all America's Cup Winners w/ Defender/1895, Mayflower/1886, Volunteer/1887.

 

Overall condition is a pleasing EX to EX/MT (a few nicer and a few lesser). All but a small number have retained their delicate back-paper inserts.



 
 
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