Collection of 13 Little Yellow Kid pins

Currency:USD Category:Western Americana Start Price:125.00 USD Estimated At:250.00 - 500.00 USD
Collection of 13 Little Yellow Kid pins
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Soon after Whitehead & Hoag patented the new celluloid pin construction process in 1896, the advertising world discovered it and flooded the nation with a torrent of fabulous colorful pins. Almost simultaneously Richard Outcault created the first recognized comic character - The Yellow Kid. As a result of a marketing giveaway program devised by High Admiral Cigarettes, the two were combined to create a huge series of different pins featuring the Yellow Kid in various situations, captioned with his pithy comments. Numbers 3, 15, 19, 27, 37, 65, 72, 74, 77,110, 122, 126, 153. Various conditions.City: County: State: Date: