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 1950s pin is unmarked Berkander. In its time it would have appeared on a card that read: “It’s a Great Day for the Irish.”
Made of mid-century thermoset vintage plastic, the pin measures 1.75” wide and dangles 2.5” from the top of the bow to the tip of the hat and shamrock, which swing freely. The green color is vibrant; the pin and fastener secure in a simple style. This little pin is a wonderful reminder of simpler times and a fun vintage piece.
Overall, the pin is in very good condition for its 60+ years of existence. However, it does show vintage wear in the form of gentle scratches here and there, along with some wear on the pin fastener, and it’s possible the chain was replaced at some point. The pictures offer greater perspective on the condition and fun styling of this “St. Patrick’s Day” mid-century pin.
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