Springfield, OH: Mast, Foos and Company, Issuer. Unbound. Good. Item #019232
no date, perhaps early 1900s. 1 ¼ inch in diameter. Stickpin style back. Perhaps celluloid face. An advertising pinback for Mast, Foos and Company, a manufacturer of pumps, mowers, tools, windmills and other machinery. The company was founded in 1875, and was acquired by another company in 1940. Established by Phineas Mast (perhaps best known for the "castle" he had built, and John Foos, an inventor who specialized in gas powered engines. GOOD condition. Moderate toning and soiling to the face, with some scuffing and a tiny scratch. Reverse rusted.