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1943 Cardinals 1.25 inches paper overlay

1943 Cardinals 1.25 inches paper overlay

By October of 1942 our nation was fighting a two-continent World War. Metal for pinback buttons was not a high priority. The St. Louis Cardinals and New York Yankees would meet in both the 1942 and 1943 World Series. Paper overlays were increasingly used to extend the use of previously made pinbacks.

1943 New York Yankees Champions

1943 New York Yankees Champions

1943 paper overlay of old Cubs pin

1943 paper overlay of old Cubs pin