Posts tagged "rare buttons"
Apollo 11 Crew Buttons Up

Apollo 11 Crew Buttons Up

“Hornet plus three” buttons are worn here by the Apollo 11 crew while they were quarantined after returning from the moon. After all, who knows what they could have caught up there? Thanks to Lena Milcarek for spotting these historic (and rare!) buttons.
Psych Fest Buttons Up

Psych Fest Buttons Up

This 3-inch psychedelic button from 1966 reads, “Bill Graham Presents Blues-Rock Bash II/The Butterfield Blues Band/Jefferson Airplane/Muddy Waters/In Dance-Concert At Winterland/Fillmore Aud.”  Sweet, right? Psych Fest starts tomorrow at The Hideout in Chicago, featuring buttoned up bands like Plastic Crimewave, Black Wyrm Seed, Great Society Mind Destroyers, Black Fog, and more. Checkout this rare psych...
Martin Luther King Day Buttons Up

Martin Luther King Day Buttons Up

Next week commemorates Martin Luther King Day, and this rare campaign button was made right before his assassination in 1968.  It’s a provocative time capsule. See the original pin on Hake’s website here.