|The picture shows this Old Watkins Celluloid Pin Back Button. The date for this pin is unknown but it is old. In the back is a paper insert from the|
"WESTERN BADGE AND NOVELTY CO. ST. PAUL MINN."
It is imprinted black on a yellow background. This Minnesota company, still in business today, began after the Civil War in 1868. Watkins has sold an enormous amount of products including spice, oil, extract, natural remedies, medicine, medicinal products, medical, Liniment, powder, vitamins, gourmet foods, insecticides, World War II products, and many, many more. They even have a nice website. The pin reads as follows:
The pin measures 1" wide. It is in excellent to near mint condition.