Monday, June 13, 2011


Here are some of my latest finds .I can't help buying them whenever i can get my hands on one.....
During ww2 the Kellogg's company, as part of the home front war effort and patriotic moral booster ,decided to insert a "prize" in the form of pinback buttons into each box of Pep cereal. Pep pins ,as the became known,have included U.S. Army squadrons as well as characters from newspaper comics. There were 5 series of comic characters and 18 different buttons in each set, with a total of 90 in the collection. Mint condition Pep pins, as with prizes from many cereal brands, have become sought-after collectables.The Kellogg's company placed 36 small pinback buttons each featuring a WWII squadron insignia in boxes of their Pep cereal.These were litho pins and easily damaged as they were printed directly onto the pin blank with no protective covering. They scratch very easily and rust even faster.....


  1. We had a fighter squadron come on our carrier that had a picture of a cat getting zapped in the anus with a lightning bolt.

  2. always loved this patch .it's the US NAVY scouting squadron VS-24.


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