1910 Donnie Bush Morton's Buster Brown Bread Advertising Pin

Sold For: $420

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 1549

Item Year: 1910

Category: Post-1900 Baseball Memorabilia

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High-grade example of Donie Bush from Morton's Buster Brown Bread advertising pin set. 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. Manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag. Diameter: 1.25 inches. Reserve $200. Estimate (open).

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