1910s Cubs Shoe Polish Pin Inspired by the Chicago Cubs Baseball Team.
Lot 375. 1910s Cubs Shoe Polish Pin Inspired by the Chicago Cubs Baseball Team. The front of the pin features an illustration of a bear, similar to the Chicago Cubs bear, shining his shoes. “CUB” is displayed on his shirt. Text on the back of the pin offers this pronouncement: “A bright face and shining shoes - a man’s best capital - USE CUB shoe polish.” Vg-ex to ex 1.5” pin lithographed by Martin & Martin in Chicago. A copy of this pin is included in the “Baseball Advertising Pinbacks” section of Dr. Paul Muchinsky’s excellent reference book, “Baseball Pinback Buttons.” Winning Bid $55.