Today I'm offering for sale Three Pinback Buttons featuring baseball star Dwight Gooden, a 1950's TV star The Ghost Rider, and the worlds most famous daredevil Evel Knievel. Listed below is each button, its condition, and a few facts about who's on the button:
1.) The first button is "The Ghost Rider" Button from the 1950's TV show which showed classic western movies from the 1940's and 1950's. It was seen on WCAU-TV in Philadelphia during the Golden Age of TV and was quite popular among the little cowboy's and cowgirl's as they got to watch dozens of western shows on TV during the 1950's. The button measures 1 1/2" in diameter and features a artist’s drawing of The Ghost Rider on the front of the pin.
**Condition: The front of the button is clean and bright and in very good condition. The back of the pin shows normal wear on the pin and the surface of the metal has become dull due to age. Overall it's in good condition for being over 60 years old.
2.) The second button is from September 8, 1974, and shows the rocket car Evel Knievel used to cross the Snake River Canyon. Evel Knievel, worlds greatest dare devil, kept America on the edge of their seats as he tried flying over a line of cars and trucks on his motorcycle. He often made it over but he also broke numerous bones over and over again. The pin measures 2 1/2" in diameter and features his jet car.
**Condition: The front of the pin is very clean and bright and in very good condition. The back is very clean with light surface wear.
3.) The third pinback features Dwight Gooden who played for the New York Mets. Dwight played for the New York Mets from 1984 through 1994. He was the Rookie of The Year in 1984 and won The Cy Young Award in 1985. As a New York Yankee he pitched a no-hitter in 1996. Around the outside edge it reads M.L.B.P.A. Vincenttown, N.Y. O8088. The pin was made in the 1980's.
**Condition: The front of the pin is clean and in very good condition with only minor surface wear. The back is clean with light surface wear.
Anyone who collects pinback buttons will find these to be a nice addition to their collection.
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