|The picture below shows a larger view of all (15) Small Old American Red Cross Advertising or Premium Items in this lot. This is an accumulated lot with a variety of items. These items are not dated and the years that they are from are unknown. Included in this lot (in no particular order) are the following items:|
There are (4) different cloth patches. A smaller one has the blue edge coming apart. These are marked as follows:
A.R.C. LIFE SAVING SERVICE
ADVANCED FIRST AID – EMERGENCY CARE
LIFE SAVING JUNIOR
(red bar patch)
There are (3) different pin back buttons. These are marked:
AMERICAN RED CROSS - I SWIM TO HELP
YOUVILLE HOSPITAL & REHABILITATION CENTER
There are (4) pins. One has an American flag and a Red Cross flag. It reads: “GIVE BLOOD”. The other (3) pins are blood donor pins (1 gallon, 2 gallon, & 7 gallon).
There is a really tiny or miniature toy Red Cross rowboat. This probably was part of a model kit.
Next is a small toy Red Cross Nurse doll. She is made of plastic or vinyl with a vinyl cape and dress with white plastic shoes. She once had a hat which is missing. There is glue in her hair where the hat once was, but it can be removed by combing.
There is a small metal tool. It is marked on one side:
CAVITY CLEANER CORK PICK
The final item in this lot is a complete boxed Pinochle game card deck. All (48) cards are present. One side flap is missing and the side not showing has a tear. The box is marked as follows:
GIFT OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS
NOT TO BE SOLD
PERMIT NO. 1
ARRCO PLAYING CARD CO.
CHICAGO 7, ILLINOIS
MADE IN U.S.A.
All of these for one price! To judge the sizes the large cloth patch measures 3-3/4'' wide. These items appear to range from fair to mint condition as pictured and described above.