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    Premium Comic and Radio Related Pinback Group of 44 (various, c. 1940-50s). One of the best pinback groups we have seen, this collection covers some of the most popular characters and most-desirable pins. There is a near-complete set of King Features buttons (only missing one) that includes Popeye, Olive Oyl, Wimpy, Jeep, Flash Gordon, Dale Arden, and Little Annie Rooney. There are five different Superman pins, including a Superman-Tim button, and three Supermen of America pins. There are four Captain Marvel buttons, with a Spy Smasher also. It includes four different Dick Tracy pins, a Sergeant Preston pin, and a Shield G-Man Club pin as well. Flash Gordon shows up on a Chicago Herald and Examiner pin, and Buck Rogers shows up on a Saturday Chicago American pin. Also included are the Phantom Club, Tim Tyler's Luck Ivory Patrol Club, American Eagle Defenders, a "Some Swell Sweater"/Little Orphan Annie Pin, Popeye and Wimpy show up again on Saturday Chicago American pins, the Lone Ranger, Joe Palooka, Steve Canyon, and Prince Valiant. The Flash and Wonder Woman are on matching format buttons. There is a cloisonné pin for the Captain America Sentinels of Liberty, a Mandrake Magicians Club pin, and a Little Orphan Annie Secret Society pin. Also included are three small pins that feature Krazy Kat, Mutt, and Jeff. Lastly, there is a big Spirit pin that is the only modern age item included. All are in Excellent condition. Hake's Price Guide to Character Toys Near Mint value for group = $11,000.

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    February, 2017
    23rd-25th Thursday-Saturday
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