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Lot # 1323 (of 1727)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1910 Hughie Jennings Morton's Buster Brown Bread Advertising Pin

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $823

Magnificent high-grade example of Hughie Jennings from Morton's Buster Brown Bread advertising pin set. Jennings is one of the few Hall of Famers in this rare advertising pin issue. There are fifteen pins in the set, each featuring a portrait of a member of the 1909 Detroit Tigers. This colorful set has always been appreciated both for its rarity and its striking design, which includes an illustration of Morton's mascot, Buster Brown, waving a Morton's Bread advertising banner to the left of the player's portrait. The Buster Brown pins have long been recognized as one of the rarest and most desirable advertising pin sets of the era. Near Mint condition with original back paper complete and intact on the reverse. Diameter: 1.25 inches. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+. SOLD FOR $823

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