I found this old fashioned Santa Claus pin vintage shopping at a huge indoor garage sale at the county fairgrounds in the Front Range area of Colorado. The woman who sold it to me had been collecting Christmas pins for several decades and was selling off part of her collection.
This Santa has a substantial feel to him and is on the larger size measuring 2.75” tall and 1.5” wide. On his back he is carrying a bag full of presents for those “good little boys and girls.” It would make a great pin for a coat or jacket. The pin is made of a gold tone metal with red, gold, and black enamel. It’s well made and marked on the back AJC – for the manufacturer – American Jewelry and Chain company which was in business from the l920s-l990s.
The pin shows light wear and is in very good overall vintage condition with bright, intact enamel and metal. The pictures offer greater perspective on his vintage condition and Christmas charm. (Note: what appears as white spots on the pictures are from the lights, not missing enamel.)
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