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11-15-2007, 11:12 AM
Posted By: <b>John Wondowski</b><p>I picked these two boxing pins up from Lew Lipset in a big group and need help with identification and relative value. The Robinson looks like an PM10, but I cannot confirm. The fitzsimmons is 7/8" in diameter and has a lapel type mushroom stem on the reverse with the engraving: "Whitehead & Hoag Co - Newark, NJ Pat. App'd for"<br /><br /><br />Thanks!<br /><br />John<br /><br /><img src="http://i19.ebayimg.com/02/i/000/c4/5d/d957_1_sbl.JPG" alt="OneTouch Nov 14, 2007 (7)"><br /><br /><br />

12-02-2007, 09:30 PM
Posted By: <b>1880nonsports</b><p>the Fitzsimmons piece is in the 75. to 125. range. It appears to be from the very large series similar in design to the Pepsin Gum series of 1900 although I have seen more than one variant. The lapel style of pinback is less frequently encountered. Other pin too modern for me <img src="/images/happy.gif" height=14 width=14>

12-05-2007, 09:25 AM
Posted By: <b>Jimmy</b><p>he Sugar Ray Robinson is a common pin 1950s price 35.00-45.00 - the above price information for the Fitzsimmons is correct and very popular with collectors - Whitehead made many political pins as well and it dates between 1895 - 1905<br /><br />Take care<br /><br />Jimmy<br />