While I didn’t see a Leprechaun in a green hat, or any with or without hats when I was in Ireland, this pin makes me smile remembering the wonderful people and sights I did see.
This 1940s “It’s a Great Day for the Irish” pin is on its original “St. Patrick’s Day” Berkander card. On the back is the original price sticker: “Newberrys 10 cents” dated: 47-14/2.
Made of mid-century thermoset vintage plastic, the pin measures 1.5” wide and dangles 1.75” from the top of the bow to the tip of the hat. The hat swings freely. The green color is vibrant; the pin and fastener strong and secure in a simple “c” style. This pin is a delightful reminder of simpler times and a fun vintage piece.
Overall, the pin is in good condition for its 60+ years of existence, meaning it shows average wear for its age. However, it has a manufacturing flaw, with a second hole on the rim (see pictures). My lower pricing reelects that. The original card is in good vintage condition with aged-related appearance and wear. The pictures offer greater perspective on the condition and fun styling of this “St. Patrick’s Day” mid-century pin.
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