“SUPERMAN" FO-LEE GUM PREMIUM BADGE WITH PIN, NOT TAB VERSION FOR WALLET.
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Winning Bid:
$4,807.00 (Includes 15% Buyer's Premium)
Bids:
8
Bidding Ended:
Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:10:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Time Left:
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Auction:
Auction #213 - Part II
Item numbers 1063 through 2753 in auction 213
Value Code:
L - $2000 to $5000
Item Description
From 1949 Fo-Lee Gum Corp., Philadelphia. 1-5/8" tall die-cut shield badge with classic enamel paint image of Superman shown waist up breaking chest chains with his name in text at bottom coming out of circular border with enamel paint stars surrounded by brass luster burst design. Badge is highly lustrous with only a few tiny scratches in angled light and very possibly as made. Another version has tabs on back to hold into the Superman premium wallet from Fo-Lee in 1949. Hake Guide (2008) badge values are Good $1,650, Fine $3,750, NM $7,500. This is indeed NM, gorgeous and rare.
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