|The picture shows a view of all (22) Small World War I & II United States Homefront War Work & Patriotic Items in this lot. This is an accumulated lot with a variety of items. Included in this lot are the following items:|
There is a World War I Liberty Loan celluloid pin back button with the Statue of Liberty. It is red, white, and blue. There is a paper insert in the back with union markings. The two sides are marked as follows:
GET BEHIND THE GOVERNMENT
LIBERTY LOAN OF 1917
EHRMAN MFG. CO.
There is a cardboard United War Work Campaign pin back button. It is in red, white, and blue with a shield shape. It is marked on the two sides as follows:
UNITED WAR WORK CAMPAIGN
FOR THE BOYS OVER THERE
THE HOLLIS PRESS, INC.
PATENTS APPLIED FOR
Next is a very damaged poor condition World War I celluloid pin back button. It has a paper backing with a union mark. The two sides read:
PLEDGED FOR 1918
WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO.
BUTTONS, BADGES, NOVELTIES, & SIGNS
There are (10) miniature cloth World War II service star flags. We are not sure how these were used or acquired, but a service star flag has stars representing the number of family members you have serving in the military. These are made of woven thread and all of them have one star.
There is a small Victory Liberty Loan tin pinback button. It is in dark blue and white and it is marked on the two sides as follows:
MADE BY AMERICAN ART WORKS
Next there is a celluloid Third Liberty Loan pinback button. It is in red, white and blue and it has an image of the Liberty Bell. It is marked:
THIRD LIBERTY LOAN
There is a National Recovery Administration tin pin back button with their eagle logo. It is in red, white, and blue and reads:
WE DO OUR PART
There is a Fourth Liberty Loan tin pin back button with a flag. It is in red, white, and blue and a union mark on the back The two sides read:
FOURTH LIBERTY LOAN
THE AMERICAN ART WORKS
Next there is an S-D Day tin tab button. It is green and white, has a union mark, and reads as follows:
REMEMBER S-D DAY
GREEN DUCK CO.
There is a Red Cross Red Feather tin tab button. It is in red, white, and blue. It has a red feather, a red cross, a blue star and three union marks.
There is an unused World War II United Service Organization tin tab button. The bottom red band of stars was not fully printed. It has three union marks and it is marked:
BASTIAN BROS. CO.
There is a United Service Organization gold colored metal tie tack type pin. It simply reads:
The last item in this lot is an imprinted cardboard cover for World War II era United States postage stamps that came from a machine. There are no stamps inside. It is marked on the two sides as follows:
THIS STAMP MACHINE TODAY HAS BECOME A CIVILIAN NECESSITY BECAUSE IT SELLS A VITAL GOVERNMENT PRODUCT WITHOUT A CLERK - SAVES MANPOWER AND AIDS IN THE WAR PROGRAM.
To judge the sizes the closed stamp cover measures 1-13/16'' x 1''. These items appear to range from poor to mint condition as pictured.