This pin was made in the l950s in Germany, according to the woman I purchased it from who this belonged to, and grew up there. It relates to a popular German children’s song called, “Hänschen Klein” about little Johnny who ventures into the world, but returns when his mother begins to cry.
It is made of painted celluloid and is in good to very good condition for its age. The good part relates to two areas: first, there is paint worn from his face as well as a few other areas, and secondly the pin fastener, which works well, has some rust. It measures a little over 1.5” high by 1 3/8” wide. The colors are bright and the celluloid itself is intact. The pictures offer greater perspective on this whimsical and cute l950s German pin.
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