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collection 20 Different SEATTLE SEAFAIR SKIPPER PINS 1956 to 2001 hydroplane.  includes the 1957 large wheel (2 broken spokes at bottom); 1958 large wheel (1 broken spoke); 1961; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1975; 1977; 1981 (mint on card); 1999; 2000; 2001. Outside of the first two there are no defects. Near mint to mint.  79.50

1950's & Earlier VINTAGE PINS

1933 MID-COLUMBIA REGATTA Vancouver Washington hydroplane racing pinback button.  scarce.  3/4" diameter celluloid.  white lettering on green background with red boat.  reverse is clean.  no rust no flaws.  near mint to mint.  39.50

1934 MID-COLUMBIA REGATTA Vancouver Washington hydroplane racing pinback button.  scarce.  3/4" diameter celluloid.  white lettering on red background with green boat.  reverse is clean.  no rust no flaws.  near mint to mint.  39.50

July 4 1935 MID-COLUMBIA REGATTA - VANCOUVER WASH.  Celluloid pinback button.  green on yellow w/illustration of boat in center.  Manufacturer's paper label is intact.  Made in Portland Oregon by Irwin Hodson Company.  7/8" diameter.  colors are strong.  no flaws.  early and scarce!  40.00

July 1935 LINCOLN COUNTY REGATTA on Devil's Lake.  green on white.  7/8" diameter celluloid pinback button. illustration of speed boat.  near mint.  early and scarce!  89.50

1950 SEATTLE SEAFAIR tin litho Skipper pinback button hydroplane racing.  gold wheel reads "BOATING CAPITAL OF THE WORLD". The green banner reads "1950 SEATTLE SEAFAIR". just under 1" diameter. Made in Chicago by Acorn Badge Co. reverse side is clean. closeup photo shows the flaws - small nicks and pinpoint marks. Remember that the blow-up photo makes it look a lot worse than it really is. colors are bright and crisp. No rust; no dents. The plastic Skipper Pin from 1950 is scarce but is much more common than the tin one.  175.00

 1950 SEATTLE SEAFAIR SKIPPER Pin with ribbon.  large type wheel.  white with blue lettering.  red/white/blue double ribbon.  note: two of the "spoke knobs" are broken off.  (knobs from other wheel can be glued on as replacements if one is so inclined).  scarce!   sorry sold

rare 1951 SEATTLE GOLD CUP SEAFAIR REGATTA Pit Pass. First Year! blue on buff. includes original celluloid sleeve with pin. 3" by 2". This is from the very first Unlimited Hydroplane Seafair Race. This early pit passes are scarce BUT the ones from the first year are rare. When you consider the price of the Skipper pin from this year and the fact that the Skipper Pin was available to the general public but these Pit Passes were NOT for the general public - how do you say RARITY!  59.50

 1951 SEATTLE SEAFAIR SKIPPER PIN.  large type wheel.  white with blue lettering.  red hydroplane boat.  no flaws.  mint.  189.50

early 1950's SUPERTEST small black letter variety.  1.25" diameter celluloid pinback button.  marked on the curl: Made in Canada by E.C. Ford Montreal.  not only is this an extremely rare and desireable hydroplane pin - but it is highly sought after by gasoline memorabilia collectors.  no flaws.  colors are bright and vivid.  near mint plus.  425.00

official pass.  August 7 - 1955.  Cardboard name badge says GREEN LAKE GUEST - Gold Cup Races - 1955.  Attached is green silk ribbon with dark gold lettering.  Illustration of hydro boat; reads SEAFAIR GOLD CUP REGATTA; SEATTLE WASHINGTON AUG. 7 1955.   Early passes like this are hard to come by.  39.50

1955 GOLD CUP SEATTLE SEAFAIR Mechanic Pass. approximately the size of a business card. No creases.  20.00

 1956 SEATTLE SEAFAIR SKIPPER PIN.  large type wheel.  white with red lettering.  blue hydroplane boat.  missing one of the spokes.  20.00

 1956 SEATTLE SEAFAIR SKIPPER PIN.  large type wheel.  white with red lettering.  blue hydroplane boat.  no flaws.  near mint.  49.50

 1956 SEATTLE SEAFAIR SKIPPER PIN.  large type wheel.  white with red lettering.  dark blue hydroplane boat.  no flaws.  mint.  55.00

1956 PASCO WATER FOLLIES Driver Pass. approximately the size of a business card. No creases. staple holes on top edge.  15.00

gold 1957 EXECUTIVE SEAFAIR SKIPPER PIN Hydroplane boat racing pinback button.  RARE!!!   red boat.  white lettering.  GOLD skipper's wheel.  issued ONLY to Seafair Executives.  the two bottom spokes are intact.  unfortunately the others are broken off.  a mint example of this pin is worth $250 or higher.  colors are strong and bright.  sorry sold

 1957 SEATTLE SEAFAIR SKIPPER PIN.  large type wheel.  red with white lettering.  gold bronze hydroplane boat.  no flaws.  mint.  39.50

1957 PASCO WATER FOLLIES Mechanic Pass. approximately the size of a business card. No creases. 12.50

1957 GOLD CUP SEATTLE SEAFAIR Technician Pass. approximately the size of a business card. Pinholes. No creases.   17.00

1958 MISS SPOKANE U-25 BOOSTER hydroplane pinback button.  white on purple with serial number in black.  1.75" diameter celluloid.  reverse is clean.  no rust.  colors bright and vivid.  near mint plus to mint.  20.00

scarce 1958 CORAL REEF red plastic figural hydroplane race boat pin.  approx. 2" long. green decal on red. lock pin on reverse side. no flaws. near mint to mint.  75.00

rare 1958 U-19 CORAL REEF red plastic figural red plastic figural hydroplane race boat pin.  approx. 2" long. green decal with both the boat name and number on red. lock pin on reverse side. no flaws. near mint to mint. 99.50

1958 MISS BARDAHL Seattle Washington.  3" oval celluloid w/brass back variation.  black lettering.  nice illustration of the green boat.  reverse is clean.  no flaws.  near mint to mint.  sorry sold

1958 ADIOS Tri-Cities.  black and white on yellow. original issue.   illustration of U-10 in center.  2.25" diameter celluloid pinback.  reverse is clean.   no flaws.  bright and clean.  near mint to mint.  45.00

MISS BARDAHL 1958 NATIONAL CHAMPION unlimited hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter tin lithographed pinback button. colors are very strong and bright.  reverse is clean.  excellent. 26.50

1958 SEATTLE SEAFAIR Barge Press Pass. #151. approximately the size of a business card. No creases.  14.00

1958 SEATTLE SEAFAIR PRESS BOAT Pass. approximately the size of a business card. made out to JOHN LAPSANSKY PRESS BOAT I. minor staple holes.  14.50

1958 SEAFAIR INBOARD NATIONALS Press Pass. approximately the size of a business card. faint wrinkle crease. staple holes.  13.50

1958 WILDROOT CHARLIE BOOSTER hydroplane pinback button. black on bright yellow. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. very minimal surface wear. near mint to mint condition.  55.00

scarce 1959 MISS SEATTLE TOO red plastic figural hydroplane race boat pin.  approx. 2" long. white lettering on red. lock pin on reverse side. no flaws. near mint to mint. obtained from the family of Hall of Fame race driver Jim McCormick.  sorry sold

1959 BARDAHL Grime Gang "BAD GUYS" Hydroplane boat racing Pinback Button.    The members of the Grime Gang are: Dirty Sludge; Sticky Valve; Gummy Ring; Blacky Carbon.  black and white.  oval.  2.75" by 1.75" celluloid.  Highly sought after by adverting collectors; petroliana collectors; cartoon character collectors as well as hydroplane people.  reverse is bright and shining.  no flaws.  mint condition.  much scarcer than people realize!  49.50

circa 1959 BARDAHL OFFICIAL DETECTIVE badge.  green and black on silver.  badge shaped tab.  approx. 2.5" by 2".  unfolded.  excellent or better.  colors are strong and clean.  12.00

1959 SEAFAIR Press Boat Pass. approximately the size of a business card. No creases.  12.50

2.5" diameter celluloid pinback button.  Multicolored with blue edge.   RENO REGATTA; PYRAMID LAKE; OCT. 10-11; 1959.  Has artwork illustration of hydroplane race boat with trophy in foreground.  Colors are strong and bright.  no flaws.  12.50

1959 MISS PAY'N SAVE U-47 SEATTLE; WN. EVERETT - BELLINGHAM - ABERDEEN.  2.25" tin lithographed pinback button.  reverse is clean.  near mint.  sorry sold

scarce 1959 LAKE CITY YOUTH CENTER BEARDED VIGILANTES SHAVERS PERMIT. silver on blue. long associated with the state of Washington's Seattle Seafair and the hydroplane boat races. This event late became the "Western Vigilantes". Pre 1965 pins are hard to find; and the pre 1960's ones are quite scarce. brass colored metal back. 1.75" diameter celluloid pinback button. backside is clean. colors strong and bright. near mint to mint with no flaws.  12.50

1959 HAWAII KAI figural plastic hydroplane pin. Black lettering imprinted into pink plastic. Colors are strong and bright. As mint as you will find! no flaws. superior condition.  23.00

1959 SEATTLE SEAFAIR PIRATES.  white on green.  2.25" diameter tin litho pinback button.  colors are bright and strong.  minor wear.  excellent or nicer.  21.50

1960's VINTAGE PINS

HYDRO BOOSTER.  red on white.  undated but mid 1960's vintage from Seattle.  2.25" diameter.  red on white.  illustration of hydroplane in center.  mint.  12.00

WEST SEATTLE HI-YU BOOSTER.  Seafair hydroplane related.  red on white.  1.25" diameter celluloid pinback button.  minor surface oxidation on reverse.  near mint to mint.  6.50

1960 KOLROY U-1300 aluminum back.  gold boat on blue background.  oval.  2.75" celluloid.  colors are strong.  reverse is clean.  note that there is a pinprick on edge at bottom far rightsorry sold

1960 MISS SEATTLE Hydroplane Boat Crew Seattle Regatta pinback button.  black on orange sticker applied to 2.25" diameter celluloid AQUACENTENNIAL pinback button.  has the typical edge wear to the label.  reverse side is clean.  These were not available to the general public.  Officially issued as pit passes to the boat crew members (of Miss Seattle and the other boats also) and VIP's only.   EXTREMELY scarce.  95.00

1960 MISS BURIEN BOOSTER "Diamond" shaped plastic pinback.  white silk screening on transparent red hard plastic.  pinback on reverse.  3" by 2" tall.  no flaws.  mint.  SCARCE!  200.00

1960 THRIFTWAY FOR ME.  red and yellow and white.  shows boat racing.  designed like face of starter's watch. a hair over 2" diameter.  celluloid pinback.  reverse is clean.  no flaws. excellent to near mint.  22.50

1960 MAVERICK U00 NATIONAL CHAMPION.  Owner Wm. T. Waggoner Jr.  Driver Bill Stead.  red and blue on white.  2.5" diameter celluloid.  has tiny "dimple" in upper right from the pin on reverse side.  reverse is clean.  overall near mint to mint.  bright and crisp.  sorry sold

1960 LAKE CHELAN APPLE CUP.  color illustration of trophy on blue background.  1.5" diameter celluloid.  reverse is clean.  colors are strong and vivid.  near mint plus to mint.  25.00

1960 DIAMOND CUP OFFICIAL Pass. Made out to WILLIAM MUGRAGE. approximately the size of a business card. pinholes. No creases. 7.50

1960 SEAFAIR Pit Technician Pass. approximately the size of a business card. made out to G. ARWINE. minor pinholes.  12.00

1960 I'VE BEEN HAD by the SEATTLE SEAFAIR PIRATES Hydroplane boat racing related pinback button.  black and white.  2.25" diameter tin litho.  small surface nick on the "6".  reverse is bright and shining.  overall near mint.  these early Pirate pins are getting SOOOOO hard to find in nice shape!  39.50

1961 I'VE BEEN HAD by the SEATTLE SEAFAIR PIRATES Hydroplane boat racing related pinback button.  red and white.  2.25" diameter tin litho.   reverse is bright and shining.  near mint plus to mint.  these early Pirate pins are getting SOOOOO hard to find in nice shape!  29.50

1961 GREATER BURIEN BOOSTER.  black lettering on yellow.  1.5" diameter celluloid. reverse is mint.  there is absolutely no signs of rusting BUT there is discoloration behind the yellow?  scarce.  6.00

1961 MISS RENO GOLD CUP hydroplane pinback button. "Newt Crumley's Holiday in Reno - Sponsors of MISS RENO National Champion Hydroplane - GOLD CUP 1961.  2.5" diameter celluloid.  reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid.  very minimal surface wear.  near mint to mint condition.  14.00

1961 SEATTLE SEAFAIR PIT TECHNICIAN Pit Pass. approximately the size of a business card. made out to S. ARWINE. some staining. No creases.  12.00

1961 Seafair PIT TECHNICIAN Pass. approximately the size of a business card. No creases. staple holes on the far right.  11.00

1961 Seafair RACE PATROL Pass. approximately the size of a business card. No creases.  11.00

1961 GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY MADISON REGATTA; Sept. 30-oct. 1; 1961.   1.75" diameter tin lithographed pinback button.  dark blue on gold.  Strong colors!  no flaws.  8.50

1962 SEATTLE SEAFAIR SKIPPER wheel pin for Seattle Worlds Fair.  white lettering on red with white Space Needle and blue boat.  approx. 1.5" wide.  mint.  12.50

1962 O.S.L. SAMMAMISH SLOUGH S.OA. Seattle Outboard Association.  red and black on white.  great illustration of racing boat.  1.75" diameter celluloid pinback button.  minor oxidation on reverse.  overall near mint or nicer.  20.00

1962 BURIEN BOOSTER.  red lettering on yellow.  1.75" diameter celluloid.  reverse is clean.  no flaws.  mint.  8.00

1962 SEATTLE SEAFAIR PIRATES pinback button.  white on dark blue.   2.25" diameter tin litho.  super clean.  near mint to mint.  a very hard to find pin that is rarely seen this nice.  24.00

1963 SEATTLE SEAFAIR PIRATES pinback button.  white on purple.   2.25" diameter tin litho.  super clean.  near mint to mint.  a very hard to find pin that is rarely seen this nice.  23.50

1963 BURIEN BOOSTERnote: this is an uncatalogued pin.  purple lettering on gold.  1.75" diameter celluloid.  reverse is clean.  no flaws.  mint.  10.00

I’VE BEEN HAD BY THE 1963 SEATTLE SEAFAIR PIRATES. Magnificent example in superior condition. Color is bright and vivid.  Rarely seen this nice!   35.00

1963 GALE V HALE GALE hydroplane pinback button. blue lettering on yellow. approx. 1.75" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition. mint condition.  8.50

1963 TEMPO U-13 hydroplane pinback button. red & blue on white with illustration of the boat. 2" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  22.50

1963 TEMPO U 13 hydroplane pinback button.  2" diameter celluloid. red lettering on white with blue border. Has very faint spot at base of the "T". I shaded the photo so that it will show. It appears darker on the jpeg than it does it real life. still displays very nicely.  10.00

1963 SEATTLE SEAFAIR SKIPPER wheel pin.  red lettering on white with blue boat.  approx. 1.5" wide.  mint.  10.00

1963 BARDAHL.  "Makes Engines Run Better".  illustration of the U-40 Hydroplane with the "Dragnet Man" driving.  2.25" diameter tin litho.  near mint to mint.  25.00

1964 SEATTLE SEAFAIR SKIPPER wheel pin.  white lettering on blue.  approx. 1.5" wide.  mint.  9.50

1964 Seattle SEAFAIR unlimited hydroplane race boat; SAVE OUR HYDROS figural pin. Molded hard red plastic with the wording embossed into the side in white. Approximately just shy of 2" long. Pin clasp on rear. Color is bright and vivid. Mint condition.  8.00

1964 red & gold on white. celluloid MISS BUDWEISER U-12 unlimited hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button. The is the first BUDWEISER Hydroplane pinback button.  colors are very strong and bright. no rust. no flaws. very clean. The celluloid version is tougher to find! near mint.  12.50

Black on gold.  PITS; GOLD CUP RACE; AUG. 1-8; 1965. SEATTLE; WASH.  Has Seattle Seafair logo on each side of the race boat.  Has  round black on pink SKIP sticker.  3" by 2" with plastic slipcase with pinback on reverse.  VERY SCARCE.  excellent.  12.50

1965 GOLD CUP RACE SEATTLE WASHINGTON PARK DEPARTMENT.  black on gold. 2" diameter celluloid.  has paper RICHMARK label on reverse.  mint.  scarce oddball item!  15.00

1966 MADISON REGATTA Bill Bruns MISS LAPEER hydroplane boat racing pinback button.  Governor's Cup Race.  window button.  red and blue on white.  celluloid.  3.5" diameter.  reverse is bright and shining.  no flaws.  near mint to mint condition.  sorry sold

1966. red on white. MISS BUDWEISER 200 MPH unlimited hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter tin lithographed pinback button. colors are very strong and bright. no rust. no flaws. very clean. hard to find nice examples of this pin. near mint plus.  8.00

1966 MY GYPSY RACING TEAM hydroplane pin. Oval shape. 1.75" by 2.75" celluloid pinback button.  reverse is clean.  no flaws.  mint.  25.00

1966 MY GYPSY JIM RANGER ENTERPRISES large round hydroplane pinback button. illustration of boat. Large; 3.5" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. superior condition.  40.00

1966 SAVAIR'S MIST U-10 hydroplane pinback button. dark pink lettering on white. 2.5" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid although I have seen this button with "darker" lettering. There is possibly some fading; although it sure does not seem so; as the color is very even. very minor scuff mark to surface of celluloid. Near mint or nicer.  26.50

1966 WAYFARER'S CLUB LADY hydroplane pinback button. 2.5" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. minor surface wear. near mint.  11.50

1967 APBA GOLD CUP RACE BILL NEWTON REFEREEblack on gold. 2.5" diameter celluloid pinback.  reverse is clean. no flaws. near mint to mint.   6.50

1967 SEAFAIR GREATER SEATTLE white in blue plastic pin.  excellent.  Has raised image of the Space Needle and Seattle Center.  6.50

1967 THE DUTCHMAN OF OAK HARBOR vertical right hydroplane boat racing pinback button.  celluloid. 1.75" diameter.  reverse is clean.  no flaws.  mint condition.  11.00

1968 EASTERN DIVISIONAL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Inboard Championships.  Ypsilanti.  red and blue on yellow.  2.25" celluloid pinback button.  Limited Hydroplane racing.  Made in Winona Minnesota.  no flaws.  mint.  scarce.   28.50

1968 MY GYPSY RANGER ENTERPRISES hydroplane pin. Oval shape. 1.75" by 2.75" celluloid pinback button. backside is clean; no rust .  8.00

1968 Buzzard Backs MISS EAGLE ELECTRIC SEAFAIR hydroplane pinback button. black and red on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid.   near mint condition. 24.50

1968 MISS EAGLE ELECTRIC SPOKANE.  with illustration of u-25 hydroplane.   2.25" diameter black; brown; yellow on black; tin lithographed pinback button.  Color is crisp and sharp.  small nick at lower left rim.  Overall excellent plus or nicer example.  sorry sold

1968 MISS BUDWEISER U-12 tin lithographed hydroplane pinback button. red; white; gold. 2.25" diameter tin litho. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. near mint plus to mint condition. Not a rare pin; but very hard to find in this nice of condition.  8.50

1968. red & gold on white. MISS BUDWEISER U-12 unlimited hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter tin lithographed pinback button. colors are very strong and bright. no rust. no flaws. very clean. hard to find nice examples of this pin. near mint plus.  6.50

1968 SAVAIR RACING TEAM U-10 & U-50 white hydroplane pinback button. red lettering on white. 2.5" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. Superior condition.  sorry sold

1968 LINCOLN THRIFT & LOAN ASSOCIATION “MISS”. 1800 N. Central Ave. Phoenix Arizona.  2.25" pinback button; Tin lithographed; bright and vivid. There is a small ding from reverse on the 2nd “L” in “Lincoln”. Displays beautifully.    excellent plus to near mint.   8.00

1968 LINCOLN THRIFT "MISS" hydroplane pinback button. White on brown. 2.25" tin litho. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors are strong and vivid. Superior condition. not a scarce pin; but rarely found this nice.  8.50

1968 MISS MOSES LAKE black helmet hydroplane pinback button.  this is the copy of the original 1958 release. NOTE that the driver's helmet is BLACK and the "hyphen" between the "U" and "26" on the side of the boat IS MISSING.   2.25" diameter celluloid.  reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws.  colors strong and bright.  near mint plus.  21.00

1969 Don Edwards GOLDEN KOMMOTION Allison T-40 Turbine Engine Hydroplane boat racing Pinback Button.  black and white.  3" diameter celluloid.  "From Flatheads to Turbines 1955 - 1966- 1968".  reverse is clean.  no flaws.  mint condition.   not an easy one to find!  21.50

1969 MYR'S SPECIAL Seattle Seafair Pits Pass. approximately the size of a business card. minor staple holes.  11.00

1970's VINTAGE PINS

scarce 1970's MR. KILOWATT Haines Electric Hydroplane race boat pinback button.  approx. 3" diameter celluloid pinback button. full color image of boat #154. Catalogued in Ned Olsoe's Hydroplane Guide.   obtained from the family of Hall of Fame race driver Jim McCormick.

1970 SEAFAIR CLOWN.  Seattle.  red and blue on light yellow.  1.5" diameter celluloid pinback button.  mint.  7.50

(I believe this was issued in the mid 1970's) 1969 GOLDEN KOMMOTION hydroplane pinback button. "Don Edwards Allison T-40 Turbine Unlimited Hydroplane". black on dark yellow. approx. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  21.50

1970 TOTUM TRAILER SALES rectangle hydroplane pinback button. Yakima Washington.. 3" by 2" rectangle celluloid. reverse is clean. no rust. colors are strong and vivid. no flaws. Superior condition.  6.00

ATLAS VAN LINES - I LOVE DANIELS hydroplane related pinback. red and blue on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. no flaws. superior condition.  5.00

1970 Brown Deck BURIEN LADY unlimited hydroplane pinback button. The boat has a brown deck with blue cowl. The lettering is brown; the rings are blue. 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button. colors are very strong and bright. no rust. no flaws. near mint.   15.00

1970 Blue Deck BURIEN LADY unlimited hydroplane pinback button. The boat has a blue deck with reddish brown cowl. The lettering is blue; the rings are reddish brown. 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button. colors are very strong and bright. no rust. no flaws. near mint to mint.  9.50

SPIRIT OF DETROIT ASS'N. RACE Souvenir Button. MY GYPSY with illustration of the boat. HORACE E. DODGE CUP RACE. June 28; 1971. Detroit Mich.  black on orange. celluloid pinback button. rectangular shape. approx. 2" by 3".   no flaws.  reverse is clean.  near mint to mint.  sorry sold

 2.25" by 3" rectangular celluloid pinback button.  sky blue on white.  SPIRIT OF DETROIT ASS'N; RACE SOUVENIR BUTTON; MYR SHEET METAL; HORACE E. DODGE CUP RACE; JUNE 28; 1970; DETROIT; MICH.; NOT GOOD RACE DAY.  $4.00.   Illustration of  MYR SHEET METAL Hydroplane race boat.  Colors are strong and bright.  mint.  8.50

Seattle 1971 GREENLAKE SEAFAIR REGATTA SPONSOR Badge & Ribbon.  blue on gold 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button with 2" wide ribbon blue on golden yellow ribbon.  Overall 8.5" long.  scarce.  colors bright and vivid.  wrinkles in ribbon.  overall near mint or better.  34.50

pin. SPIRIT OF DETROIT ASS'N. Souvenir Button. GAR WOOD'S MISS AMERICA IX with photo of the boat. HORACE E. DODGE CUP RACE. June 27; 1971. Detroit Mich. red on white. celluloid pinback button. rectangular shape. approx. 2" by 3". There is tiny nick on the second "T" in the word "button". otherwise near mint; no other flaws.  8.00

pin. SPIRIT OF DETROIT ASS'N. RACE Souvenir Button. ATLAS VAN LINES with illustration of the boat. HORACE E. DODGE CUP RACE. June 27; 1971. Detroit Mich. blue on white. celluloid pinback button. rectangular shape. approx. 2" by 3". near mint to mint. no flaws.   6.00

1971 SEATTLE SEAFAIR Communications Pass. approximately the size of a business card. No creases. Almost invisible staple holes under the illustration. 7.50

1971 SMYTHE THE SMOOTHER MOVER U-4 RACING TEAM. turquoise and red on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback. near mint to mint. no flaws. 7.50

1971 LINCOLN THRIFT RACING TEAM hydroplane pinback button. black on white. shield shaped crest with "7 1/4%". 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. Near mint.  12.00

pin. SPIRIT OF DETROIT ASS'N. GOLD CUP RACE ATLAS VAN LINES BOOSTER with illustration of the boat. June 25; 1972. Detroit Mich. blue on white. celluloid pinback button. rectangular shape. approx. 2" by 3". near mint to mint. no flaws.  6.00

1972 MISS MADISON GOLF TOURNAMENT hydroplane pinback. Red and blue on white background. approx. 1.75" diameter celluloid. reverse has very light surface darkening. no flaws. superior condition.  9.50

pin. 1972 SMYTHE U-4 - THE SMOOTHER MOVER. turquoise and red on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback. near mint to mint. no flaws.  sorry sold

pin. 1972 OWENSBORO REGATTA Kentucky Governor's Cup. White on blue. 2.25" diameter. near mint to mint.   3.50

1972 U-88 PIZZA PETE - "A Whole Lot of Fun". 2.25" diameter tin lithographed pinback button. backside is clean; no rust.  4.50

1972 U-21 VALU-MART hydroplane pinback button. orange on white. Illustration of boat. 1.75" diameter tin litho. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. minor edge wear. excellent or nicer.  5.00

1973 SEATTLE SEAFAIR PIRATES.  2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button.  near mint.  8.50

1973 WESTERN VIGILANTES.  Seafair hydroplane related.  white on orange.  1.75" diameter celluloid pinback button.  mint.  6.00

scarce Circa 1973 Indy 500 DAYTON-WALTHER SPECIAL hydroplane driver pinback button.  approx. 3" diameter celluloid. full color on white. SALT WALTHER not only raised INDY 500 and NASCAR but also drove the Unlimited Hydroplane COUNTRY BOY (since there is no pins related to the hydroplane - this one is a prized piece). He is one of only eight unlimited hydroplane drivers to qualify for the Indy 500. (a VERY colorful character - Wikipedia offers a good read of his career). no flaws. near mint to mint. SCARCE! obtained from the family of Hall of Fame race driver Jim McCormick.  39.50

1973 MISS MADISON with One Jar of NESTEA hydroplane pinback. blue background. approx. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  6.00

1973 BIG UGLY BOOSTER hydroplane pinback. black on orange. 1973 H.B. BOOSTER - SEATTLE. BIG UGLY. KEEPS ON BUSTIN'. Hydro Button Magazine booster button. scarce. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors are strong and vivid. No flaws! superior condition. 8.50

1973 GO MISS BUDWEISER! U-12 NATIONAL CHAMPION 69-70-71 hydroplane boat pin. variation with silver color reverse. Large 4" diameter tin litho pinback button. colors strong and bright. backside is clean; no rust. has 2 very small; minor; dings. near mint.  6.50

1973 issue. GO THE WINNING TEAM - "AMERICA'S BEST CHEW" REDMAN - THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD. large 4" celluloid pinback button. backside is clean; no rust.  4.50

1973 SUNNY JIM tin litho GEE THAT'S ME hydroplane pinback button. red and blue on white. Not a rare pin by any means; but very hard to find this nice! 2.25" diameter tin litho. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  4.00

1973 SUNNY JIM medium GEE THAT'S ME hydroplane pinback button. multicolored on white. This is the scare medium size variant. 1.5" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  42.50

pin. Spirit of Detroit Association BOOSTER - GAR WOOD RACE July 1; 1973. 5 Time Gold Cup Winners. PIT PASS. Portrait photos in the center of GAR WOOD and BILL MUNCEY. blue and red on white. celluloid pinback button. 3" diameter. Near mint to mint. no flaws. 14.00

MS. GREENFIELD GALLERIES 1973 Seafair Pit Pass. approximately the size of a business card.  10.00

1973 U-11 SHAKEY'S SPECIAL.  2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button.  full color graphics of the boat.  no flaws.  5.00

1973 U-21 VALU-MART hydroplane pinback button. orange on white. Illustration of boat. 2.25" diameter tin litho. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. minor edge wear. excellent or nicer.  5.00

2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button.  red; white; blue.  NAVY DAY AT THE GAR WOOD TROPHY RACE; JULY 1; 1973.  THE SPIRIT OF DETROIT ASSOCIATION.  Illustration of U-71 Hydroplane race boat.  Colors are strong and bright.  no flaws.  6.00

1974 SEATTLE SEAFAIR PIRATES 25th ANNIVERSARY.  2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button.  near mint to mint.  8.50

1974 SUNNY JIM U-22.  gold back.  red and blue on white.  2.25" diameter tin litho.  excellent plus to near mint.  5.00

1974 HYDROGLOBE DAYTON OHIO hydroplane race pinback button.  plastic oval approx. 3.75" by 2.25". white & blue. reverse is clean. near mint or nicer (disregard the yellowing shown in photo - it is not on pin). obtained from the family of Hall of Fame race driver Jim McCormick.   9.99

1974 SAN DIEGO THUNDER BOAT BOOSTER Hydroplane boat racing pinback button.  black on orange.  2.25" diameter celluloid.  very minimal signs oxidation on reverse side.  overall near mint. colors are strong and bright.  8.50

1974 U-44 PIZZA PETE - "The Year of the Red Cabbage". 2.25" diameter tin lithographed pinback button. minor rim wear. backside is clean; no rust.   4.00

1974 issue. GO THE WINNING TEAM - "AMERICA'S BEST CHEW" REDMAN - UNITED STATES COAST GUARD. 3" celluloid pinback button. backside is clean; no rust.  4.50

pin. SPIRIT OF DETROIT ASSOCIATION. BOOSTER - GAR WOOD TROPHY RACE JUNE 30; 1974. PIT PASS. red and blue on white. celluloid pinback button. 3" diameter.  near mint to mint. no flaws. 6.00

 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button; green and white.  1974 MADISON GOLD CUP REGATTA; Adult.  Illustration of U-6 MISS MADISON hydroplane race boat.  Has sponsorship ad for HEARL BROGAN CHEVROLET.  Color is strong and bright.  no flaws.  5.00

1974 KIRBY CLASSIC U-4. White and dark maroon on gold. 2.25" diameter. Tin lithographed pinback button. Not a scarce pin but rarely seen this nice. Near mint to mint. no flaws.  4.00

1974 ATLAS VAN LINES IMANISHI MOVING & STORAGE blue border HALL OF FAME hydroplane pinback. pictures Bill Muncey; Ron Larsen; Jim McCormick; Bob Schroeder; Earl Wham. Serial number #24 (see the other 2 matched numbered pins in this set). 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. some minimal surface wear. scarce pin.  sorry sold

1974 ATLAS VAN LINES IMANISHI MOVING & STORAGE black border RACING TEAM hydroplane pinback. pictures Bill Muncey on the right side. Serial number #24 (see  the other 2 matched numbered pins in this set). 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. some minimal surface wear. scarce pin.  sorry sold

1974 ATLAS VAN LINES IMANISHI MOVING & STORAGE hydroplane pinback. black border. pictures Bill Muncey in lower left. Serial number #24 (see the other 2 matched numbered pins in this set). 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. some minimal surface wear. scarce pin.  37.50

1974 MALLORY'S RED BALL U-18 NO SMOK'N hydroplane pinback button. red & blue on white. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. There is some spotting. displays nicely.  6.00

1974 U-74 VALU-MART hydroplane pinback button. orange & white pm lack. Illustration of boat. 2.25" diameter tin litho. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. some edge wear. excellent or nicer.  4.00

1974 U-76 KIRO NEWSRADIO hydroplane pinback button. white on black. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. minor surface wear. near mint.  4.00

1974 U-95 KJR giant size hydroplane pinback button. this is the larger 3.5" diameter celluloid. display nicely.  average very good.  3.00

1974 AUSTRALIAN CHALLENGE VS41 QUANTAS hydroplane pinback button. 3.5" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition. 4.00

1975 SEATTLE SEAFAIR PIRATES.  black on white.  2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button.  mint.  8.00

1975 BUDWEISER WORLDS FASTEST THUNDERBOAT hydroplane pinback button. Color photo of the U-12 going from the right to the left. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  5.00

1975 PAY 'N PAK U-1 1973-1974 NATIONAL CHAMPION hydroplane pinback. Orange background with US 1 Crest. approx. 3" diameter tin lithographed. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition. Near impossible to find nice clean ones like this.  6.00

1975 SUNNY JIM "JAM" U-22. The Peanut Butter and Jelly Boat. red/white/blue and black. 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback. Sunny Jim was the maker of peanut butter; jams; etc. Near mint to mint. no flaws. Not a scarce pin; but rarely found this nice!  5.00

1975 SEATTLE SEAFAIR Press Pass. approximately the size of a business card. No creases. staple holes. made out to KATO.  7.50

2.25" diameter tin lithographed pinback button.  1975 MADISON REGATTA Adult.   has trophy illustrated; and sponsorship ad from Hearl Brogan Chevrolet.   excellent.  3.50

2.25" diameter tin lithographed pinback button.  1975 MADISON REGATTA Child.   has trophy illustrated; and sponsorship ad from Hearl Brogan Chevrolet.   excellent.  3.50

1975 OBERTO U-4 SUPER SALAMI hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. has light fading.  very good.  3.00

1975 VERNORS MAN Logo hydroplane pinback button. full color. home made on badge-a-minit. celluloid is lifting around the edge. unusual piece. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  8.00

1975 WEISFIELD'S U-74 tin litho hydroplane pinback button. not a rare pin; but VERY hard to find one this nice. 2.25" diameter tin lithographed. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  5.00

scarce 1975 OWENSBORO'S OWN U-81 RACING TEAM BOOSTER #4 hydroplane pinback button.  blue and white with gold border. celluloid  3.5" diameter. reverse is clean. near mint.  32.50

1976 SEATTLE SEAFAIR PIRATES.  2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button.  excellent.  8.50

1976 OWENSBORO'S OWN II BOOSTER hydroplane pinback button.  blue and white with orange border. celluloid 3.5" diameter. reverse is clean. near mint.  12.50

1976 OBERTO U-8 SUPER SALAMI hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. there are a view very faint "speckles" in the white; right below the nose. otherwise in superior condition.  5.00

1976 BARNEY ARMSTRONG'S MACHINE ROCKIN' 'N RACIN' U-22 RACING TEAM numbered #00 hydroplane pinback. black on yellow. 3" diameter celluloid. colors are strong and vivid. light wear to surface. excellent plus or nicer. Reverse is clean; no rust.  12.50

 1976 U-66 VAGABOND. Serially numbered. black and red on white. celluloid. 3" diameter. This one is spotted; like every one that I have ever seen. I am unsure the reason; but they are all prone to this spotting and foxing.  the one you are purchasing will have a different number than the one photographed; but will be in the same overall condition or a bit nicer.  SCARCE.   10.00

1976 SAN DIEGO THUNDER BOAT BOOSTER race pin.  2 1/4" diameter; celluloid pinback button.  near mint to mint.   6.00

2.25" diameter tin lithographed pinback button.  1976 MADISON REGATTA Adult.   has patriotic Eagle logo and sponsorship ad from Hearl Brogan Chevrolet.  excellent.  3.50

2.25" diameter tin lithographed pinback button.  1976 MADISON REGATTA Child.   has patriotic Eagle logo and sponsorship ad from Hearl Brogan Chevrolet.  excellent.  3.50

1976 OBERTO U-8 BEEF JERKY hydro sticker pinback button. at first glance; appears to be unusual uncatalogued variant. but; upon closer inspection; it can be noted that someone cut-out the sticker; then applied it to white backing; and then made a pinback button. The sticker is UNDER the celluloid. Neat and different. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  4.00

1976 VAGABOND U-66 #204 hydroplane pinback button. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  12.00

1977 PAY 'N PAK 1973-1974-1975 NATIONAL CHAMPION hydroplane pinback. Grape purple background with U-25 above. approx. 3" diameter tin lithographed. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition. Near impossible to find nice clean ones like this.  6.50

pin. SPIRIT OF DETROIT ASSOCIATION. GOLD CUP RACE. JUNE 27; 1976. BOOSTER PIT PASS. red and blue on white. tin lithographed pinback button. 3" diameter. Near mint to mint. no flaws. 6.50

pin. 1977 GAR WOOD TROPHY RACE June 26; 1977 - GOVERNOR'S CUP GRAND PRIX - Spirit of Detroit Association BOOSTER. blue and white. tin lithographed pinback button. 3" diameter. displays like new - but has the normal minimal amount of wear to the edge of the rim. Near mint. no other flaws. 7.50

1977 KYYX BERNIE'S RACING TEAM hydroplane pinback button. Blue; green; white. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. there are some pinpoint spots. No signs of rust. might just be from inferior paper. Excellent. 3.50

1977 R. MIKULSKI ADVERTING Hydroplane boat racing Pinback Button.  Federal Way.  black and dark blue on blue.  2.25" diameter celluloid.   reverse has light surface oxidation.  no flaws.  overall excellent or better!  8.50

  Although not dated; this is from 1977. THE SQUIRE U-63 DRIVER JERRY BANGS. yellow border. 3" diameter celluloid pinback. b&w photo of the boat. light sun fading to the yellow color. excellent or better. 5.00

  Although not dated; this is from 1977. THE SQUIRE U-64 DRIVER JERRY BANGS. red border. 3" diameter celluloid pinback. b&w photo of the boat. very light sun fading to the red color. surface de-glossing. excellent.  5.00

1977 THE SQUIRE U-64 red hydroplane pinback button. b&w action photo; red border. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. minimal surface wear. near mint. 7.50

1977 MISS VAN'S P-X Seattle hydroplane pinback button. Color photo of the boat being lowered into Lake Washington Seattle. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  6.50

1978 34th BEMIDJI JAYCEE WATER CARNIVAL "Salute to North Country".  LIMITED Hydroplane Race.  red/white and blue with illustration of H-2 hydroplane.  2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button.  a few pin point stains on rim.  reverse is clean.  no rust.  scarce!  28.50

1978 ELLIOTT DOG RATION U-66 hydroplane pinback button. blue on white. SPEEDY AS A ST. BERNARD; Australia 1978-1979. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. no flaws. Superior condition. 7.50

1978 ELLIOTT DOG RATION U-66 hydroplane pinback button. blue on white. TAKE A DOG TO LUNCH; Australia 1978-1979. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. no flaws. Superior condition.  7.50

Lake City 1978 WESTERN VIGILANTES - I SUPPORT YOUTH ACTIVITIES. yellow on blue. long associated with the state of Washington's Seattle Seafair and the hydroplane boat races. This event was in earlier years known as the Lake City Vigilantes. silver colored metal back. 1.75" diameter celluloid pinback button. backside is clean. colors strong. near mint to mint with no flaws. 4.50

pin. 1978 DR. TOYOTA U-8 RACING TEAM. 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button. backside is mint. sorry sold

1978 FRANK KENNEY is DR. TOYOTA U22 hydroplane pinback button. black on white. approx. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. near mint to mint condition.  5.00

2.25" diameter tin lithographed pinback button.  1978 MADISON REGATTA Adult.   real race photo background.  excellent.  3.50

2.25" diameter tin lithographed pinback button.  1978 MADISON REGATTA Child.   real race photo background.  excellent.  3.50

1978 THE SQUIRE SHIP U-65 Gold serial numbered 196.  Full color photo of the boat.  3" diameter celluloid pinback. near mint to mint.  minor surface de-glossing; not bad at all.  no other flaws.  25.00

1978 SQUIRE SHOP U-64 #238 hydroplane pinback button. color action photo; red border. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. has minor surface wear. excellent to near mint.   sorry sold

1978 SQUIRE SHOP U-64 SEATTLE #318 hydroplane pinback button. color photo of boat tilted on trailer; red border. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition. sorry sold

1978 TEMPUS U-17 hydroplane pinback button. reddish maroon lettering on white. Very uniquely made. the lettering is printed on TOP of the celluloid. that's right! an unbelievably scarce pin. Made in very limited quantities - and by the very nature of the design; erases itself from wear! 1.75" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. Obvious wear to the lettering as can be seen in the photo. there is light spotting & discoloration along the rim.  45.00

1978 MISS VAN'S P-X San Diego hydroplane pinback button. Color photo of the boat with the crew at Seattle; issued at San Diego. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  sorry sold

1979 SEATTLE SEAFAIR PIRATES.  b&w on red.  larger 2.5" diameter celluloid pinback button.  mint.  7.50

1979 BUDWEISER U-12 cabover hydroplane pinback button. artwork. red and blue on white. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  5.00

1979 BARNEY ARMSTRONG'S MACHINE RACING TEAM with photo of the rock group; numbered #105 hydroplane pinback. Reads "4 Years in Unlimited Hydroplane Racing". blue on white. 3" diameter celluloid. colors are strong and vivid. Reverse is clean; no rust. light surface wear to acetate. Near mint.  14.00

pin. 1979 THE SQUIRE SHIP U-2. Gold serial numbered 194. Full color photo of the boat. 3" diameter celluloid pinback. near mint to mint. minor surface de-glossing; not bad at all. no other flaws. 15.00

1979 SQUIRE SHOP VANCOUVER EXHIBITION hydroplane pinback button. b&w action photo; red border. smaller size than other Squire pins. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse has very faint surface oxidation. excellent plus. 7.50

2.25" diameter tin lithographed pinback button.  1979 MADISON GOLD CUP REGATTA Adult.    pictures the A.P.B.A. trophy.  excellent.  3.50

2.25" diameter tin lithographed pinback button.  1979 MADISON GOLD CUP REGATTA Child.    pictures the A.P.B.A. trophy.  excellent.  3.50

1979 UNLIMITED RACING COMMISSION A.P.B.A. – EVANSVILLE; IND.; hydroplane racing pin; 1 3/4" diameter celluloid pinback; nm/mint.  5.00

pin.  1979 MISS MADISON photo pin BOAT CITY USA; MADISON INDIANA; 1979 MADISON GOLD CUP. 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button. backside is clean; no rust. 14.00

1979 MISS KENTUCKIANA PAVING CO. hydroplane pinback button. Black and white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. there is spotting on the white background.  5.00

1979 MISS KENTUCKIANA PAVING CO. numbered #3-50 hydroplane pinback button. Black and white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. Superior condition.  22.00

MISS KENTUCKIANA PAVING CO. U-15 1979 Regatta; Madison Indiana. number #6-50 in red. black on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback. (this was the old MY GYPSY hull). mint. no flaws.  22.00

1979 MISS KENTUCKIANA PAVING CO. signed & numbered #3-50 hydroplane pinback button. Black and white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. Superior condition.  22.00

1979 MISS VAN'S P-X photo hydroplane pinback button. Color photo of the boat with the date and text. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  sorry sold

1979 WHATCOM LADY U-66 BELLINGHAM hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. minor surface wear. near mint.  sorry sold

1980's VINTAGE PINS

1980 SEATTLE SEAFAIR PIRATES.  b&w on brownish orange.  2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button.  mint.  7.50

2.5" diameter celluloid pinback button.  blue and red on white.   THUNDER BOAT RACES - LAKE McCONAUGHY; UNLIMITED HYDROPLANE; AUG. 22-23-24; 1980; OGALLALLA; NEBRASKA.  Has the Anheuser Busch logo near top; with map of Nebraska and in the center of the map is MISS BUDWEISER hydroplane race boat.  Colors are strong and bright.  Tougher pin to find!  I believe this was the ONLY year they held the unlimited race in Nebraska.  Was not that well attended; how many pins can be in existence?  mint.  sorry sold

1980 TRI-CITIES UNLIMITED RACING COMMISSION – NOT VALID AFTER 10:00 AM RACE DAY IN THE WORKING PITS.  3" diameter celluloid pinback button.  nm/mint.  5.00

Possibly unique. uncatalogued 1980 PAY 'N PAK - TURBINE POWER THE PAK IS BACK in '80 hydroplane pinback. Orange background. Please note; that this pin is NOT faded; but it is a totally different color blue than the normal issue. Besides that; note that the pin has a high ridge around the edge; and that the entire center area is recessed. The litho is intact along the edge and rim! approx. 3" diameter tin lithographed. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition. I have NEVER seen or heard of this one. possible test issue. At first thought; I considered it to be a manufacturing fluke; but why such a different color blue. 2nd; if it were a maker error; one would think that the edging would have been damaged; as the crimping machines are not designed to bend like that. 3rd; the button has a pedigreed provenance: it was acquired from hydroplane collector extraordinaire Harvey Hunter (who was the purchaser of the original Unlimited Hydroplane Hall of Fame collection from Bob Williams back in the 1990's).  sorry sold

early; colorful 3" tin lithographed pinback PRIDE OF PAY 'N PAK U-25; blues; orange; yellow.  excellent.  5.00

early 2.25" diameter tin lithographed PRIDE OF PAY 'N PAK; SPOKANE.  blue; brown; yellow; on black.  Pictures the U-25 with a brown deck.  excellent.  5.00

I believe this is the 1980 issue CIRCUS CIRCUS HOTEL - CASINO hydroplane pinback. color artwork of the 3-point boat. PINK background; Black ring around the edge; color rainbow; with NO black in the water. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. No flaws. superior condition.  5.00

circa 1980.  MICHELOB LIGHT OFFSHORE RACING hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter tin litho. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong and bright. minimal wear. Near mint condition.  7.50

1980 FRANK KENNEY DR. TOYOTA U-6 hydroplane pinback button. color artwork of the boat on yellow background; red border. approx. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. minor surface wear. near mint to mint condition.  4.00

1980 BARNEY ARMSTRONG'S MACHINE ROCKIN' 'N RACIN' with photo of the rock group; numbered #029 hydroplane pinback. Reads "5 Years in Unlimited Hydroplane Racing and Gold Ol' Rock' 'n Roll". black on silver. 3" diameter celluloid. colors are strong and vivid. Reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  16.00

1980 BARNEY ARMSTRONG'S MACHINE U-5 ROCKIN' 'N RACIN' with caricature artwork of the rock group; numbered #029 hydroplane pinback. Reads "5 Years in Unlimited Hydroplane Racing and Gold Ol' Rock' 'n Roll". black on silver. 3" diameter celluloid. colors are strong and vivid. Reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  15.00

1980 MISS KENTUCKIANA PAVING hydroplane pinback button. Two tone green and yellow on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. Superior condition.  5.00

  numbered MISS KENTUCKIANA PAVING 1980 Regatta; Madison Indiana. numbered in red #6-50. green & yellow on white. (this was the old MY GYPSY hull). 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback. mint. no flaws.   22.00

1980 MISS KENTUCKIANA PAVING numbered #13-50 hydroplane pinback button. Two tone green and yellow on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. Superior condition.  22.00

signed MISS KENTUCKIANA PAVING 1980 Regatta; Madison Indiana. signed in black ballpoint by the driver Jon W. Peddie. The signature is underneath the acetate or celluloid layer. green & yellow on white. (this was the old MY GYPSY hull). 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback. mint. no flaws.  22.00

1980 MISS KENTUCKIANA PAVING signed & numbered #13-50 hydroplane pinback button. Two tone green and yellow on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. Superior condition.  22.00

numbered  MISS KENTUCKIANA PAVING 1982 Regatta; Madison Indiana. number #6-50 in red. green & greenish yellow on white. (this was the old MY GYPSY hull). 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback. mint. no flaws.  22.00

pin. 1980 KAWAGUCHI TRAVEL SERVICE - ON THE MOVE. navy blue on yellow. 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button. backside is clean; no rust.  5.50

1980 CIRCUS CIRCUS REGATTA V.I.P. Pit Pass. approximately the size of a business card. creased.  7.50

1980 LIL' OL' LAKE CITY U-22 hydroplane pinback button. Dark blue on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. Superior condition.  17.50

pin. Seafair Commemorative. 1980 MISS EXIDE U-75. white lettering in dark red border. photo of the boat. 3" diameter celluloid pinback button. mint. no flaws. 8.50

1980 HYDROPLANE AND HERITAGE; EVANSVILLE FREEDOM FESTIVAL; 1776-1980.  pinback button.  2.5".  Great illustration of George Washington and the Minutemen on hydroplane race boat.  no flaws.  3.50

pin. 1980 HYDRO 100 CLUB Seafair World Championship Race. Gold serial number 295. silver on blue. 3" diameter. Near mint to mint. no flaws. 12.00

1980 SQUIRE SHOP U-2 #045 hydroplane pinback button. color action photo; red border. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  sorry sold

1980 SQUIRE SHOP U-2 hydroplane pinback button. color action photo. red border. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean.  no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  6.00

1981 SEATTLE SEAFAIR CLOWNS.  red and blue on white.  2.25" diameter celluloid.  no flaws.  near mint to mint.  6.50

1981 OBERTO U-8 RACING TEAM hydroplane pinback button. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  sorry sold

1981 KYYX.  3" diameter celluloid pinback.  full color photo of the boat with SEATTLE - 1981 in white lettering at bottom.  near mint to mint. no flaws.  4.00

1981 FRANK KENNEY TOYOTA-VOLVO Serial Numbered 173.  limited numbered edition.  3" diameter celluloid pinback button.  backside is mint.  sorry sold

1981 PAY 'N PAK TURBINE hydroplane pinback. blue border. has seagull yelling "Go Get 'im Pakers!" approx. 3" diameter tin lithographed. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition. Near impossible to find nice clean ones like this.  6.00

ISLAND SECURITY SYSTEMS - LIMITED HYDROPLANE RACING TEAM - NuTone.  illustration of boat.  red on yellow.  2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button.  no flaws.  near mint to mint.  scarce.  15.00

undated; circa 1981 THUNDERBOAT CLUB; EL DORADO THUNDERBOAT REGATTA.  gold on dark blue.  approx. 3.5" by 2.25" rectangular plastic.  near mint.  sorry sold

1981 SEA GALLEY APBA 1981 GOLD CUP SEATTLE SEAFAIR diecut plastic pin.  Gold on red.  mint.  4.00

1981 SQUIRE SHOP U-2 #114 hydroplane pinback button. color action photo. red border. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  sorry sold

1981 SQUIRE SHOP U-2 hydroplane pinback button. color action photo; red border. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  5.00

1981 MISS KENTUCKIANA PAVING hydroplane pinback button. Two tone green and gold on white. NOTE that there is sun fade; and the greens have turned to blues. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. Light surface scuff. sun fade. very good.  5.00

1981 MISS KENTUCKIANA PAVING signed & numbered #13-50 hydroplane pinback button. Two tone green and gold on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. Superior condition.  22.00

1981 CAPTRAN RESORTS U-20 PASCO hydroplane pinback button. "Vacations by the Slice" - Keith Throwbridge owner. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. there are some very tiny pin point spots (possibly from poor paper quality when made). otherwise in superior condition.  16.50

1981 SEA GALLEY APBA GOLD CUP SEATTLE SEAFAIR VIP PASS. approximately the size of a business card.   7.50

1981 PAY 'N PAK TURBINE RACING TEAM hydroplane pinback button. blue border. has seagull yelling "Go Get 'im Pakers!" approx. 3" diameter tin lithographed. reverse is clean; no rust. This is an extremely hard to find pin; but it does have some problems. there is wear in the center; right below the seagull; where the pin has lost it's luster. there are no chips or bare spots. It does have even fade OR ELSE it was poorly printed. There is no orange; just yellow. displays okay. If this were in top condition; it would be priced twice as high.   sorry sold

1982 MISS KENTUCKIANA PAVING hydroplane pinback button. Two tone green and gold on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. minor fade; light surface scuff. excellent or better.  5.00

1982 MISS BUDWEISER OWNER BERNIE LITTLE hydroplane pinback button. Drawing of the U-1 with blue background. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. near mint to mint condition.  sorry sold

1982 EXECUTONE TELECOMMUNICATIONS U-8 hydroplane pinback. dark blue; light blue and white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. No flaws. superior condition.  5.00

1982 DESIGN 360 U-52 hydroplane pinback. red; green and black. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. no flaws. Superior condition.  12.50

1982 JOE RICCI U7 SPIRIT OF DETROIT RACING TEAM hydroplane pinback button. Blue on yellow. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. there are some spots. no signs of rusting; the metal back is bright and shiny. possible done during manufacture.  4.00

pin. 1982 KYYX. TVS; Normandy Rose; Ron Bailie. Brenda Jones Driver. 3" diameter celluloid pinback. near mint to mint. no flaws.  7.00

1982 CIRCUS CIRCUS - ADMIT ONE - MISSION BAY THUNDERBOAT REGATTA - 1982 SAN DIEGO hydroplane pinback. black on dark pink. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. No flaws. superior condition.  5.00

pin.  1982 KAWAGUCHI TRAVEL SERVICE U-44 with WILL MUNCEY facsimile autograph. 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button. backside is clean; no rust.  8.00

pin. 1982 GOLD CUP REGATTA - DETROIT MICHIGAN - DOSSIN GREAT LAKES MUSEUM. illustration of trophy in center. blue on dark gold. celluloid pinback button. 2.25" diameter. Near mint to mint. no flaws.  7.50

pin. STROH'S '82 GOLD CUP APBA SPIRIT OF DETROIT ASSOC. PIT PASS - REGATTA BOOSTER. red on white. celluloid pinback button. 2.25" diameter. Near mint to mint. no flaws.  4.00

1982 PAY 'N PAK TURBINE POWER hydroplane pinback. Illustration of the boat with orange border; white background. approx. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  5.00

1982 PAY 'N PAK TURBINE POWER RACING TEAM hydroplane pinback. Illustration of the boat with orange border; white background. says RACING TEAM under the boat's nose. approx. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition. Scarce pin.  55.00

pin. Seafair Commemorative. 1983 PAY 'N PAK U-25 black lettering in orange border. photo of the boat. 3" diameter celluloid pinback button. mint. no flaws. 8.50

1982 EXECUTONE U-8 TRI-CITIES numbered #067 hydroplane pinback button. approx. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. no flaws. surface wear to center of the pin. excellent.  16.50

1982 GILMORE SPECIAL hydroplane pinback. WHITE background. boat illustration - going from the right to the left. approx. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  15.00

1982 MISS KENTUCKIANA PAVING numbered #13-50 hydroplane pinback button. Two tone green and gold on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. Superior condition.  22.00

1982 MISS KENTUCKIANA PAVING signed & numbered #13-50 hydroplane pinback button. Two tone green and gold on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. Superior condition.  22.00

1982 OBERTO U-55 NEW FOR '82 hydroplane pinback button. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  6.00

1982 PRODELCO Hydroplane  Pinback Button.  full color artist rendering of U-30 with Mount Rainier in background.  3" diameter celluloid.  reverse is bright and shining.  no flaws.   mint condition.  no seen that often.  very good looking (sorry about all the glare in the jpeg).  8.50

1982 SQUIRE SHOP U-2 #186 hydroplane pinback button. color action photo. red border. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid.  no flaws. superior condition.  sorry sold

1982 SQUIRE SHOP U-2 hydroplane pinback button. color action photo; red border. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  7.00

1982 U-21 RACING TEAM hydroplane pinback button. black on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  8.00

1983 RENAULT - THE ONE TO WATCH - U-3 RAVENNA MOTORS Hydroplane boat racing pinback button.  b&w and gold on white with gold border.  3" diameter celluloid.   reverse is clean.  near mint plus to mint.  12.00

Large 3" diameter celluloid pinback button.  red; black; and white on a light mustard color.  MISS RENT-IT-SHOPS with illustration of the boat.  Issued circa 1983 vintage.  mint.   6.00

1983 MISS ROCK KISW RACING TEAM rock til you drop hydroplane pinback button. has logos for Desperado Jeans and Miller Beer. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. Superior condition.  6.00

1983 FEEK'S BEEPERS U-55 large hydroplane pinback button. frontal view of the boat; head-on. blue background; yellow border. approx. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. very minor surface wear. near mint to mint condition.  23.00

1983 FRANK KENNEY TOYOTA VOLVO U-6 hydroplane pinback button. full color action photo; red border. approx. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. Some surface wear in center. near mint.  5.50

1983 EXECUTONE U-8 hydroplane pinback. blue on white - variation with "The Nationwide Business Phone Company" along the BOTTOM. it has U-8 on the wing. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. No flaws. superior condition.  5.00

1983 MISS TOSTI ASTI RACING TEAM hydroplane pinback button. Red; green; black on white. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. minimal surface wear. near mint.  6.00

1983 SEAFAIR SEA GALLEY EMERALD CUP plastic pin.  approx. 1.75" by 2.25".  Lime green; dark green on white.  mint.  4.00

Seattle 1983 SEA GALLEY EMERALD CUP "PRESS" Badge & Ribbon.  tutone green on white 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button with 2" wide white on dark green ribbon.  Overall 6.75" long.  scarce.  colors bright and vivid.  Mint condition.  21.50

1983 RISLEY'S AUDIO VIDEO EXPRESS U-18 GOLD CUP hydroplane pinback button. red; black; yellow; white. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. minor surface wear to celluloid. Near mint.  12.00

1983 AMERICAN SPEEDY PRINTING U-40 hydroplane pinback. this is the large letter variation - referring to the lettering at top and bottom. 2.25" diameter celluloid. colors are strong and vivid. no flaws. superior condition. SCARCE.  45.00

1983 I LOVE SPEEDY SPECIAL American Speedy Printing R.B. "BOB" TAYLOR; owner. hydroplane pinback. 3" diameter celluloid. colors are strong and vivid. No flaws. Superior condition.  5.00

1983 MISS RENAULT hydroplane pinback button. illustration of boat in center with logo. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean.  colors are strong and vivid.  A few very tin pin point dark spots.  displays very nicely.  excellent.  5.00

1982-83 SEATTLE SEAFAIR PIRATES.  2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button.  near mint to mint.  8.50

1984 CHET'S MUSIC SHOP - Austin; Baytown; Corpus Christi; Houston hydroplane pinback.  3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. their is pin point "freckles" on the white paper. no sign of foxing or damage; possibly poor quality paper used in printing? otherwise in superior condition.  10.00

1984 CHET'S MUSIC SHOP - Austin; Baytown; Corpus Christi; Houston hydroplane pinback. numbered #1-50.  3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. their is pin point "freckles" on the white paper. no sign of foxing or damage; possibly poor quality paper used in printing? otherwise in superior condition.  49.50

1984 AMERICAN SPEEDY PRINTING RACING TEAM hydroplane pinback. 3" diameter celluloid. colors are strong and vivid. No flaws. Superior condition.  5.00

1984 FRANK KENNEY TOYOTA VOLVO U-13 hydroplane pinback button. full color action photo with orange border. approx. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition. mint condition.  11.50

1984 ATLAS VAN LINES MITCHELL MOVING & STORAGE Serial number #221 hydroplane pinback.  dark blue background. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. Very light surface wear. should buff out easily. displays beautifully.  sorry sold

1984 JOE RICCI U22 SPIRIT OF DETROIT RACING TEAM hydroplane pinback button. Blue on yellow. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. There are some surface scuffs to the celluloid. displays nicely. 5.00

1984 JOE RICCI U22 SPIRIT OF DETROIT hydroplane pinback button. red on white. every single one of these that I have ever seen has spotting. there is no rusting visible; it must have been done in the manufacturing process. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors are bright and strong - BUT it does have the typical spotting; albeit: not nearly as bad as the others that I have seen.  16.50

1984 SEAFAIR 7-ELEVEN FREEDOM CUP.  1.5" diameter celluloid.  red/white/blue.  near mint.  3.00

1984 LITE ALL STAR Hydroplane pinback button.  Large 3.5" diameter celluloid pinback button. full color photo of the boat with white lettering. I BELIEVE IN THE LITE ALL STAR.   no flaws.  5.00

1984 U-7 LITE ALL STAR Hydroplane pinback button.  3" diameter celluloid pinback button. Blues; red on white. Illustration of the boat racing with outline of Texas in background. LITE ALL STAR U-7 R. B. TAYLOR RACING TEAM. Owner wrote in tiny blue sharpie on the metal backside of the pin; FREEDOM CUP - SEATTLE '84. (this can be cleaned off easily). no flaws. Mint.   5.00

1984 LITE ALL STAR U-7 TEXAS MAP hydroplane pinback button. color photo of the boat on map of Texas. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. Superior condition.  4.00

1984 LITE ALL STAR RACING hydroplane pinback button. red and blue logo on white. 2.75" long rectangle celluloid. reverse tiny pinhead rust spots. color is slightly faded. excellent or better condition.  4.00

1984 JOE RICCI U22 Hydroplane pinback button.    3" diameter celluloid pinback button. Blue on yellow. JOE RICCI U22 - SPIRIT OF DETROIT RACING TEAM. Owner wrote in tiny blue sharpie on the metal backside of the pin; AUG 94 - SEAFAIR. (this can be cleaned off easily). no flaws. Mint.  4.50

1984 OBERTO U-40 hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  6.00

pin. 1984 RESTORATION #1 U-40 MISS BARDAHL issued by the Unlimited Hydroplane Hall of Fame Museum. green; black and white. 3" diameter celluloid pinback. near mint to mint. no flaws. 7.50

pin. 1984 RESTORATION #2 ATLAS VAN LINES issued by the Unlimited Hydroplane Hall of Fame Museum. blue; black and white. 3" diameter celluloid pinback. near mint to mint. no flaws. 6.50

1984 SEAFAIR 7-ELEVEN FREEDOM CUP PADDOCK PASS #2618. approx. 6" by 3". light creases. Includes FREEDOM CUP pinback. The button is celluloid covered and is approx. 1.5" diameter. bright and clean.  sorry sold

1984 EXECUTONE U-8 hydroplane pinback. blue on white - variation with "The Nationwide Business Phone Company" along the top edge. and U-8 in the bottom right. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. No flaws. superior condition.  5.00

1984 SQUIRE SHOP #037 hydroplane pinback button. color action photo; red border. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. Superior condition.  sorry sold

1984 SQUIRE SHOP VIP #006 hydroplane pinback button. color action photo; red border.  3" diameter celluloid.  Reverse is clean; no rust.  colors bright and vivid.  near mint to mint.  28.50

1985 SQUIRE SHOP GOLD CUP #216 hydroplane pinback button. color action photo; red border. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. Superior condition  sorry sold

1985 SQUIRE SHOP GOLD CUP hydroplane pinback button. color action photo; red border. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. Superior condition.  5.00

1985 CELLULAR ONE RACE TEAM hydroplane pinback button. red & black on buff. red checkered design with illustration of the U-22 boat. 2.5" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. Minor surface wear. near mint.  4.50

pin. 1985 U-8 EXECUTONE TELEPHONES. Full color photo of the boat by Rusty Rae. 3" diameter. Near mint to mint.  4.50

pin. 1985 FRANK KENNEY TOYOTA Volvo - Seattle. full color photo of the boat. Unusual rectangular design. slightly larger than 2" by 3".  mint. no flaws.  6.50

1985 U-4 OH BOY OBERTO BEEF JERKY.  red; green; black on white.  minor dimple in upper right.  2.25" celluloid.  excellent.  2.00

1985 KISW MISS ROCK RACING TEAM rectangle hydroplane pinback button. color illustration of girl on front of boat. 2.75" long celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. Superior condition.  9.00

1985 MISS 7-ELEVEN.  full color photo pin.  2.25" celluloid.  excellent plus.  2.00

1985 MILLER AMERICAN RACING large hydroplane pinback button. white lettering on dark red. Large; 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. superior condition.  5.00

1985 MILLER AMERICAN LUCERO - MUNCEY RACING TEAM rectangle hydroplane pinback button. action color photo of the boat. approx. 3" by 2.25" rectangular celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors are strong and bright. superior condition.  sorry sold

pin. 1985 MISS 7-ELEVEN. full color illustration of the unlimited race boat. a hair over 2.25" diameter tin litho. near mint to mint.  3.00

1985 MISS CELLULAR ONE DETROIT RACING TEAM hydroplane pinback button. red & black on white. illustration of the U-22 boat. larger 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. minor surface wear. near mint.  16.50

1985 MILLER HIGH LIFE THUNDERBOAT REGATTA; SAN DIEGO; CALIFORNIA is red and blue on white; 2.25" diameter tin litho.  mint.  3.50

1985 MISS 7-ELEVEN dated photo hydroplane pinback button. color action photo; dated 1985. 2.25" diameter plastic coated tin litho. reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. very minor surface wear. near mint.  5.00

1985 OBERTO U-4 hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  6.00

1986 OBERTO U-4 hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  5.50

1986 MISS 7-ELEVEN undated photo hydroplane pinback button. color action photo; undated. 2.25" diameter plastic coated tin litho. reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  4.00

1986 MISS 7-ELEVEN RACING hydroplane pinback button. red and blue on white with logos for 7-Eleven; Citgo and Chief Auto Parts. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  7.00

1986 U-8 DUNCAN HINES COOKIES U-8 PRINGLE'S. pink on white. scuffing in the center of pin. 3" celluloid pinback button. backside is clean; no rust.   19.00

1986 PRINGLES U-8 DUNCAN HINES hydroplane pinback button. dark pink on white. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. very minor surface wear. near mint condition.  25.00

1986 MR. PRINGLES color photo hydroplane pinback button. red lettering on color action photo. 2.50" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. Superior condition.  17.00

1986 CELLULAR ONE RACE TEAM hydroplane pinback button. red & black on white. red checkered design with illustration of the U-22 boat. larger 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors stong. no flaws. superior condition.  12.50

1986 HYDRORAVE'S LADY hydroplane pinback. blue on white background. Driver BRENDA JONES E-200. approx. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  12.00

1986 MILLER KISW-FM 100 ROCK IT CHIP hydroplane pinback button. red; yellow; white on black. smaller size; 1.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. superior condition.  4.00

1986 MILLER HIGH LIFE THUNDERBOAT REGATTA; SAN DIEGO; CALIFORNIA.  Red and white on dark blue; 2.25" diameter; tin lithographed.  mint.  3.50

1986 MISS BUDWEISER "OFFICIAL PRODUCT" celluloid hydroplane pinback button. full color photo. smaller; scarce version; 2.5" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. near mint to mint condition.  sorry sold

2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button.  Dark blue and red on white.  BUDWEISER 86 LAS VEGAS; SILVER CUP; UNLIMITED HYDROPLANE RACING.  Illustration of hydroplane race boat.   4.00

1986 THOR RACING U-7 hydroplane pinback button. blue on white with yellow lightning bolt. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. there are some pinpoint speckles; otherwise near mint condition.  11.00

1986 U-80 MISS B'HAI hydroplane pinback button. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no signs of rust; but there is spotting in the background. possibly from poor paper quality. There is a diagonal scratch in the celluloid. displays very nicely.  8.00

1987 SEATTLE SEAFAIR CLOWNS.  red and blue on white.  2.25" diameter celluloid.  no flaws.  near mint to mint.  5.00

pin. MILLER HIGH LIFE A.P.B.A. GOLD CUP REGATTA 1987 SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA. black and red on gold. celluloid. 3" diameter. Near mint to mint. no flaws. 4.00

1987 MILLER AMERICAN FIVE TIME GOLD CUP WINNER photo hydroplane pinback button. full color action photo. the sides and underside of the rim are WHITE; which makes this the SAN DIEGO issue. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. superior condition.  11.00

1987 MISS BUDWEISER 25th ANNIVERSARY - 1986 World Champion celluloid hydroplane pinback button. full color photo. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. near mint to mint condition.  4.50

pin. Seafair Commemorative. 1987 MY GYPSY U-15. white lettering in reddish orange border. photo of the boat. 3" diameter celluloid pinback button. mint. no flaws. 10.00

large 3" diameter celluloid pinback button.  MILLER HIGH LIFE; A.P.B.A. GOLD CUP REGATTA; 1987; SAN DIEGO; CALIFORNIA.  Red and black on silver.  mint.  3.50

1987 HOLSET MISS MADISON hydroplane pinback. blue on white; illustration of open boat going from left to right. approx. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. no flaws. superior condition.  7.00

1987 PIETRO'S PIZZA U-22. Color photo pin. 2.25" celluloid pinback button. backside is clean; no rust. 7.00

1987 THOR RACING TEAM U-7 blue on white hydroplane pinback button. blue on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  11.00

1987 U-80 RACING TEAM hydroplane pinback button. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  8.00

U-15 1987 PEPSI AMERICA'S CHOICE USA MAP hydroplane pinback button. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  8.00

1987 U-15 RACING TEAM PEPSI AMERICA'S CHOICE with sky & shoreline hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  26.50

1987 U-15 RACING TEAM PEPSI AMERICA'S CHOICE all water/no sky hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  27.00

1988 SEATTLE SEAFAIR CLOWNS 1953-88 35 Years.  red and white on dark blue.   2.25" diameter celluloid.  mint.  7.50

1988 RISLEY'S GOLD CUP oval hydroplane pinback button. color illustration of boat in center. 2.75" long oval celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. minor surface wear to celluloid. Near mint.  8.00

1988 CATCH MR. PRINGLES FEVER hydroplane pinback button. color action photo. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. Minor surface wear. Near mint condition.  21.00

1988 MR. PRINGLES JIF PEANUT BUTTER color photo hydroplane pinback button. color action photo. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. Superior condition.  4.50

1988 BUDWEISER WORLD & NATIONAL CHAMPION hydroplane pinback button. color photo with red lettering. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  4.00

1988 CIRCUS CIRCUS - 1988 GOLD CUP CHAMPION - DRIVER CHIP HANAUER 7 TIME WINNER hydroplane pinback. black on dark pink. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. No flaws. superior condition.  16.50

pin.  1988 JACKPOT FOOD MART - PRAY FOR A MIRACLE. 2.25" celluloid pinback button. reverse is clean; no rust. There are some tiny pinpoint speckles on the white background; I believe it is as manufactured.  4.00

1988 JACKPOT FOOD MART hydroplane pinback button. Color drawing on white background; JACKPOT in red letters; FOOD MART in blue. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors are strong and vivid. Superior condition.  4.00

1988 HOLSET MISS MADISON hydroplane pinback. blue on white; illustration of Canopy boat going from right to left. approx. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. no flaws. Near mint to mint condition.  17.50

1988 MILLER HIGH LIFE RACING oval hydroplane pinback button. illustration of boat. red; green and gold on white. 2.75" oval celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. superior condition.  sorry sold

1988 OBERTO U-2 red border hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid.  faint spotting.  very good or nice.  4.50

1988 THOR RACING U-7 hydroplane pinback button. blue on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  9.00

1988 THOR RACING U-7 with Paddock Pools hydroplane pinback button. blue on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  9.00

1988 U-4 RACE TEAM numbered Hydroplane boat racing Pinback Button  #060.  black and white on yellow.  2.25" diameter celluloid.  no foxing but spotting due to poor paper quality.  reverse is bright and shining.    near mint condition.  Not a common pin!  11.50

1989 U-85 MISS NORTHWEST Woodinville WA. #031.  limited numbered production.  2.25" diameter.  no flaws.  30.00

1989 RISLEY'S WIKY PIT TOUR hydroplane pinback button. Evansville issue. Blue and white on red. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. very minor surface wear to celluloid. Near mint.  6.00

1989 MISS CIRCUS CIRCUS U-31 - 1988 GOLD CUP CHAMPION hydroplane pinback. this is variation with no water. 3" oval celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. No flaws. near mint plus to mint condition.  sorry sold

1989 OH BOY OBERTO SAN DIEGO GOING FOR THE GOLD #033 hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust.  light fading.  some spotting.  very good.  16.50

1989 OH BOY OBERTO green rim hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  5.00

1989 OH BOY OBERTO SAN DIEGO GOING FOR THE GOLD hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  sorry sold

1989 OH BOY OBERTO SAN DIEGO GOING FOR THE GOLD hydroplane pinback button.  2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust.  some spotting.  5.00

1989 PRESS PASS for Seattle Seafair Rainier Cup Hydroplane Boat Race. WORKING PIT PASS – used – signed by PETE GROSS the famous voice of the SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – who has since departed our company. A GREAT guy!!! Excellent plus condition. Measures 3” by 6”.     12.50

1989 CATCH MR. PRINGLES FEVER hydroplane pinback button. color action photo. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. Minor surface wear. Near mint condition.  21.00

1989 JIF PEANUT BUTTER PRESENTS MR. PRINGLE'S. 2.25" celluloid pinback button. backside is clean; no rust.  4.50

1989 COOPER'S EXPRESS U-3 RACING TEAM COLUMBIA CUP WINNER hydroplane pinback. Serial number #30-50 and signed by MITCH EVANS. color action photo of the boat. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  sorry sold

1989 HEARTBREAKERS GENTLEMAN'S CLUB - Houston Blastoff hydroplane pinback button. red; yellow; black on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  37.00

1989 PIETRO'S PIZZA U-146 color photo hydroplane pinback button. full color photo of boat going from left to right; with shore in background. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  7.50

1989 WINSTON EAGLE w/rectangle around boat hydroplane pinback button.  catalogued as "fake".  2.5" diameter celluloid.  Reverse is clean; no rust.  excellent to near mint.  22.00

1989 WINSTON EAGLE white background hydroplane pinback button.  3" diameter mylar coated tin lithograph.  Reverse is clean; no rust.  colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  4.00

1990's VINTAGE PINS

1990 MR. PRINGLES TRI-CITIES #078 hydroplane pinback button. color action photo. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. Superior condition.  sorry sold

1990 MR. PRINGLES SEATTLE #078 hydroplane pinback button. color action photo. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. Superior condition.  sorry sold

1990 HOLSET MISS MADISON photo hydroplane pinback. full color action CLOSE-UP photo of boat driving toward you with YELLOW lettering. approx. 2.5" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. no flaws. superior condition.  6.50

pin.  scarce. related to the Miss Madison. HYDROFEST - PEARL HARBOR 1990-91 - GAYLORD'S RESTAURANT - KILOHANA; KAUAI Regatta. 2.25" celluloid pinback button. backside is clean; no rust.  10.00

1990-91 MISS MADISON HYDROFEST PEARL HARBOR HAWAII hydroplane pinback. blue on white background. approx. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  39.50

1990 JIF PEANUT BUTTER PRESENTS MR. PRINGLE'S U-8. 2.25" celluloid pinback button. backside is clean; no rust.  4.50

1990 enamel metal pin SEATTLE SEAFAIR. multi-colored on gold.  Tie tac back.  mint.  4.00

giant 4" NOW YOUR SMOKIN' WINSTON EAGLE celluloid pinback button from 1990.  Great full color graphics of the boat.  This is the boat that "disintegrated" on the racecourse.  Included; is an actual piece of the fluorescent pinkish orange hull!  The piece of hull measures approx. 1.5" by 2.5".  Own a piece of history!   15.00

1990 RAINIER CUP - SEAFAIR PIT TOUR.  red/white/blue.  2.25" celluloid.  mint.  2.50

pin. 1990 FUJI RAINIER CUP SEAFAIR PIT TOUR. red and 2 shades of blue on white.. 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback. Near mint to mint. no flaws.  4.00

1990 JACKPOT FOOD MART KMGI square hydroplane pinback button. KMGI "i" logo. boat going from right to left. 2.125" square celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors are strong and vivid. Superior condition.  16.50

1990 JACKPOT FOOD MART 91X square hydroplane pinback button. San Diego issue. boat going from right to left. 2.125" square celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors are strong and vivid. Superior condition.  16.50

1990 JACKPOT FOOD MART tin "i" hydroplane pinback button. color "i" logo on white background with KMGI logo. 1.5" diameter tin litho. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors are strong and vivid. Superior condition.  4.00

1990 THOR RACING U-7 hydroplane pinback button. red on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. there is very faint color fade. no flaws. otherwise; in superior condition.  9.00

1990 WINSTON EAGLE NOW YOU'RE SMOKIN' hydroplane pinback button. Large 4" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  4.00

undated WINSTON IS RACING logo hydroplane pinback button. Not listed in catalog. 2.25" diameter tin lithographed. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. minimal wear. near mint to mint.  5.00

1991 JIM HARVEY MOTORSPORTS U-2 CREW Hydroplane boat racing Pinback Button.  red and black on white.  2.25" diameter celluloid.  unnumbered version with illustration of boat.  Made in Evansville IN. by Imes Printing Co.  reverse is bright and shining.  no flaws.  mint condition.    Not that common.  one of only 2 varieties of pins made for this boat.  16.50

1991 WINSTON EAGLE white letter hydroplane pinback button. 2.5" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  4.00

1991 OBERTO WILD WAVES hydroplane pinback button. "The Thunder is Back". 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid.  no flaws. superior condition. 6.00

1991 MISS KPOI RACING TEAM square hydroplane pinback button. Hawaii's best Rock; KPOI 97.5 U-19 RACING TEAM. 2.125" square celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors are strong and vivid. Superior condition.  17.50

1991 issue GOLDEN KOMMOTION 1967 hydroplane pinback button. "First unlimited built with a turbine engine". signed and numbered on reverse DON EDWARDS 129/150. black on pale yellow. approx. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  16.50

1991 issue GOLDEN KOMMOTION 1967 hydroplane pinback button. "World's winningest gas hydroplane". signed and numbered on reverse DON EDWARDS 97/150. black on pale blue. approx. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  16.50

1991 AMERICAN SPIRIT U-50 red border hydroplane pinback. 3" diameter celluloid. colors are strong and vivid. Reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  5.00

1991 ANGELA'S HUNAN HARBOR UR-5 hydroplane pinback. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors are strong and vivid. Near mint to mint condition.   8.50

1991 MISS MADISON U-6 orangish red letter hydroplane pinback. color action photo of boat - closeup view. approx. 2.125" square celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  sorry sold

1991 OH BOY OBERTO - WILD WAVES U-3. 3" celluloid pinback button. backside is clean; no rust.   5.00

1991 Kellogg's Frosted Flakes. THE U-6 IS TONY'S BOAT! with great illustration of Tony the Tiger in the unlimited hydroplane. 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button. The back of the pin is mint. there is no rust; no evidence of rust. There are tiny pinpoint dark spots under the celluloid. EVERY one of these pins that I have seen has them. I am sure it was done at the time of manufacturing.  8.50

KYYX - Seattle 1991.  3" celluloid color photo pin.  mint.  3.00

2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button.  red; white and blue RAINIER CUP SEAFAIR pin; issued in 1991.  mint.  3.00

pin.  1991 Ur5 EDGE RACING Hydroplane Boat pin.  celluloid pinback.  backsides is clean. no rust.  5.00

Mint.1991 WINSTON EAGLE full color photo pin.  2.25" celluloid.  3.00

pin. 1991 MISS GINGER HONEY. Hawaiian Islands Spice Co. "The Calm Before the Storm". full color photo of the boat. 2.25" diameter celluloid pinback.  mint. no flaws. 20.00

undated 1991 THOR RACING U-7 with Boat hydroplane pinback button. red and blue on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  7.00

1991 THOR RACING U-7 with Flag hydroplane pinback button. red and blue on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  7.00

pin. 1991 WINSTON EAGLE. full color photo of the boat. celluloid. 2.5" diameter. Near mint to mint. no flaws. 3.00

Pair of larger; 3" diameter celluloid pinback button.  One is BRIGHT vivid hot pink and blue on white.  The other is softer coral pink and blue on white.   OUTRIGGER HOTELS TOP GUN; HYDROFEST; OCTOBER 18-27; 1991; PEARL HARBOR; HAWAII.  Illustration of hydroplane in center.  Colors are strong and bright.  Get the pair for one price.  mint.  6.00

1991 MISS T-PLUS U-2 SINCE 1966 hydroplane pinback button. black and red on white. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. see photo - there is spotting. the celluloid is bright and crisp and the reverse shines. have no idea why there is any spotting.  5.00

1992 T-PLUS YAHOO in '92 U-2 CREW hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  10.00

1992 T-PLUS U2 CREW WE LIKE STEVE hydroplane pinback button. Jim Harvey Motor Sports. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  11.00

1992 MISS BUDWEISER 30th ANNIVERSARY - WORLD CHAMPION hydroplane pinback button. Color artwork of the boat with illustration of BERNIE LITTLE in upper left. white background. 2.5" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  4.00

1992 AMERICAN SPIRIT U-50 SEAFAIR hydroplane pinback. Serial number #6811. full color action photo of the boat. 3" diameter celluloid. colors are strong and vivid. Reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. near mint to mint.  4.00

1992 RACE ROCK - Motor City Diner. Detroit issue. 1.75" celluloid pinback button. backside is clean; no rust.  17.50

1992 THOR RACING U-7 with Boat hydroplane pinback button. red on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. there is some spotting. displays okay.  8.00

pin. 1992 WINSTON EAGLE. full color photo of the boat. celluloid. 2.25" diameter. Near mint to mint. no flaws. Although copyrighted 1991; this is the same photo as the 1991 issue; but darker and smaller. Issued in 1992.  4.00

1992 T-PLUS U2 square hydroplane pinback button. boat on diagonal; yellow and black stripes. cowling is plain. 2.125" square celluloid. reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  16.00

1992 T-PLUS U2 T-PLUS no number square hydroplane pinback button. boat on diagonal; yellow and black stripes. unnumbered variant; not listed in catalogue. cowling reads T-PLUS. 2.125" square celluloid. reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  11.00

1992 TIDE photo w/logo hydroplane pinback button. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  16.50

1992 TIDE photo w/logo light blue hydroplane pinback button. color photo on light blue background. Issued in San Diego. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  11.00

1992 TIDE U-8 RACING TEAM orange hydroplane pinback button. black on orange. This pin is NOT listed in catalogue. I can only assume; based on the information for the 1993 version; that it is EXTREMELY limited; only 25 made. the speckling is from poor paper quality; done at time of manufacturing. 1.75" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  55.00

1992 TIDE U-8 orange hydroplane pinback button. black on orange. This pin is NOT listed in catalogue. I can only assume; based on the information for the 1993 version; that only 100 were made. the speckling is from poor paper quality; done at time of manufacturing. 1.75" diameter celluloid. colors bright.  21.50

1992 WINSTON VIP Name Badge hydroplane pinback button. white plastic with red raised lettering and raised gold Eagle logo. 3.25" wide. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  8.00

1992-93 SEATTLE SEAFAIR PIRATES.  dark brown and white on tan.  2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button.  mint.  7.00

1993 AMERICAN SPIRIT U-100 photo hydroplane pinback. WIN WITH THE AMERICAN SPIRIT. full color action photo of the boat. 3" diameter celluloid. colors are strong and vivid. Reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  8.50

1993 AMERICAN SPIRIT U-100 TRI-CITIES hydroplane pinback reads CATCH THE AMERICAN SPIRIT. full color action photo of the boat. 3" diameter celluloid. colors are strong and vivid. Reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. minimal surface wear to center of the photo. should polish out easily. near mint.  20.00

1993 OH BOY OBERTO U-75 BEEF JERKY 75th ANNIVERSARY. Numbered "0570 of 1000" in lower right. 3" celluloid pinback button. backside is clean; no rust.  14.00

1993 U-75 OBERTO Hydroplane pinback button.    3" diameter celluloid pinback button. red; green and black on white. OH BOY! OBERTO U-75 - 1993 - SEE YA! BEEF JERKY. no flaws. Mint. 5.00

1993 OBERTO U-75 large red letter hydroplane pinback button. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  6.00

1993 PETE'S WICKED ALE U-55 yellow hydroplane pinback button. Brown on yellow. illustration of boat in center. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors are bright and strong. no flaws. Superior condition.  10.00

1993 MISS TUBS RACING TEAM hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  6.00

1993 TACO TIME U-19 RACING TEAM hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition. 5.00

1993 MISS BUDWEISER Bernie Little's World Champion celluloid hydroplane pinback button. full color photo with RED lettering. 2.5" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  23.00

1993 MISS BUDWEISER Bernie Little's World Champion celluloid hydroplane pinback button. full color photo with black lettering. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. near mint to mint condition.  4.50

1993 KELLOGG'S FROSTED FLAKES rectangle blue hydroplane pinback button. 2.75" by 1.75" celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. Superior condition.  8.50

1993 TIDE U-8 orange hydroplane pinback button. black on orange. only 100 made. the speckling is from poor paper quality; done at time of manufacturing. 1.75" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  21.00

1993 MISS T-PLUS AUTO PARTS CLUB #41 hydroplane pinback button. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  21.00

1993 MISS T-PLUS BEAT THE DAILY GRIND #53 hydroplane pinback button. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  16.50

1993 MISS T-PLUS BEAT THE DAILY GRIND hydroplane pinback button. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  5.00

1993 T-PLUS U2 CREW U.S. TOUR #10 hydroplane pinback button. There is "speckling" in the paper - poor paper quality used in manufacture. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  16.00

1993 T-PLUS U2 CREW U.S. TOUR hydroplane pinback button.  spotting.  2.25" diameter celluloid.  filler.  5.00

1993 U-55 RACE TEAM hydroplane pinback button. Blue on yellow. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  11.00

1993 U-14 RACING TEAM TRI-CITIES #027 hydroplane pinback button. Red and blue on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. No signs of rust but there is very light spotting in background. otherwise superior condition.  22.50

1993 U-14 RACING TEAM SEATTLE #027 hydroplane pinback button. Red and blue on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. No signs of rust but there is light spotting in background. near mint condition. 22.00

1993 WINSTON colorful sunset hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  5.00

1993 WINSTON U-10 Above photo hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  22.50

1994 SEATTLE SEAFAIR CLOWNS.  red and purple on white.   2.25" diameter celluloid.  manufacturing process created small "spots" in background.  guaranteed NOT foxing.  mint.  5.00

1994 T-PLUS U2 CREW NOTHING TO PROVE #94 square hydroplane pinback button. 2.125" square celluloid. reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  21.00

1994 KRUGER'S AMERICAN DREAM U-100 Louisville Texas hydroplane pinback. black on chrome. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. minimal surface wear. near mint.  10.00

1994 BUDWEISER - EAGLE WHAT YOU FEED YOUR FACE hydroplane pinback button. "hospitality". 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  4.00

pin.  Numbered 1994 BOAT CITY USA MADISON REGATTA pin. #55-100. 2.25" celluloid pinback button. backside is clean; no rust.   24.00

1994 MISS EXIDE U-9. approx. 1.75" by 2.75" oval celluloid pinback button. backside is mint. 5.00

1994 OBERTO U-24 hydroplane pinback button. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  5.00

1995 T-PLUS boat in air hydroplane pinback button. color photo of the boat head-on; in the air. "Engine Treatment with DuPont Teflon". 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean. no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  6.00

1995 PIZZA TIME EXIDE U-8 RACING TEAM hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  7.00

1995 PIZZA TIME EXIDE bronze ceramic hydroplane pinback button. Very limited production. Only 50 made. white lettering on dark gold or bronze finish. High glazed ceramic material. Has locking clasp style brooch pin on reverse. oval shape. 1.9" wide. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. Superior condition.  99.50

1995 PIZZA TIME EXIDE white ceramic hydroplane pinback button. Extremely limited production. Only 25 made. gold lettering on white. High glazed ceramic material. Has locking clasp style brooch pin on reverse. oval shape. 1.9" wide. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. Superior; mint condition.  199.00

1995 MISS ELAM PLUS hydroplane pinback button. Serial numbered #2047. full color picture of the 3-point boat on blue background. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. no flaws. Superior condition.  12.50

1995 MISS ELAM PLUS hydroplane pinback button. full color picture of the 3-point boat on blue background. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean.  no rust. colors strong.  no flaws. Superior condition. 7.00

1995 MILL BAY CASINO - SPIRIT OF LAKE CHELAN. 3" celluloid pinback button. backside is clean.  no rust.   4.50

1996 CARPENTER COMMUNICATIONS U-9 PROUD SPONSOR DETROIT hydroplane pinback. full color action photo. 1.75" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. No flaws. Superior condition.  6.50

1996 ACCELERATED PC GRAPHICS hydroplane pinback. Limited Production; serial numbered 053. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors are strong and vivid. No flaws! superior condition.  7.50

1996 MISS EXIDE numbered #18 rectangle hydroplane pinback. Color action photo. #18 of an issue of 50. approx. 2.75" by 1.25" celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  23.00

1996 MISS ELAM PLUS hydroplane pinback button. full color photo of the boat. NOTE that the U-16 is NOT in italics at the top; as opposed to the numbered variant. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. no flaws. superior condition.  8.00

1996 U-99 PERFORMANCE MORTGAGE red hydroplane pinback button. Red letter variety - scarce; only 50 issued. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. No signs of rust but there is light spotting in background. I believe this is from poor paper quality. otherwise superior condition.  16.00

1996 U-99 PERFORMANCE MORTGAGE blue hydroplane pinback button. blue letter variety. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. No signs of rust but there is light spotting in background. I believe this is from poor paper quality. otherwise superior condition.  5.00

1997 MISS ELAM PLUS hydroplane pinback button. full color photo of the boat. NOTE that the boat is reddish orange as opposed to the other years. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. no flaws. superior condition.  4.50

1996 MISS MADISON FAN CLUB - DEWALT electronic numbered #0018 hydroplane pinback. Yellow lettering; black border; illustration of the boat in center. Has electronic doodad on back; there are 3 lights on the boat that are supposed to flash. The battery is long past it's life expectancy. approx. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. no flaws. superior condition (but battery is dead).  17.00

1996 U-7 DETROIT #020 hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  16.50

1996 U-7 TRI-CITIES #31/50 photo hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  21.50

1996 U-7 TRI-CITIES #044 MAP OF WASHINGTON signed by RICK CHRISTENSEN hydroplane pinback button. the driver's signature is under the celluloid. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  21.50

1997 MISS MADISON DEWALT oval electronic hydroplane pinback. Oval shape; GET TOUGH. Has electronic doodad on back; there one light on the air intake of the boat that is supposed to flash. The battery is long past it's life expectancy. approx. 2.75" long celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. no flaws. superior condition (but battery is dead).  17.00

1997 DeWALT RACING hydroplane related pinback. full color photo of the boat with DeWalt logo below. approx.3.125" by 2.125" rectangle celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  5.00

1998 MISS CARPENTER COMMUNICATIONS U-9 GOLD CUP DETROIT hydroplane pinback. this is the unnumbered version. small color photo inset at top; bright yellow. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. No flaws. Superior condition.  8.50

1998 MISS CARPENTER COMMUNICATIONS U-9 GOLD CUP DETROIT numbered hydroplane pinback. numbered #221. small color photo inset at top; lighter yellow. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. very light surface wear. near mint to mint condition.  14.00

1998 PICO AMERICAN DREAM U-100 serial number #2108 hydroplane pinback.  full color action photo. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  8.00

pin.  1998 U-2 FREDDIE'S CLUB RACING TEAM. 3" diameter celluloid pinback button. backside is clean; no rust.   mint.   5.00

1998 APPIAN JERONIMO hydroplane pinback. Full color photo of the boat. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors are strong and vivid. No flaws. Near mint to mint condition.  8.50

1998 APPIAN JERONIMO RACE TEAM hydroplane pinback. Full color photo of the boat. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors are strong and vivid. No flaws. Superior condition.  8.00

1999 issue THE DUTCHMAN SEATTLE 1967 hydroplane pinback. Full color action photo. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. No flaws. Superior condition.  8.50

pin.  1999 LLUMAR WINDOW FILM - SEATTLE. a hair over 2.25" celluloid pinback button. backside is clean; no rust.   4.50

1999 TVETEN'S RV U-19.  color photo pin.  2.25" celluloid.  mint.  3.00

1999 MISS PICO U-100 hydroplane pinback button. full color photo of boat with smaller inset photo of Hanauer. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  4.00

1999 MISS ELAM PLUS U-16 hydroplane pinback button. full color photo of the boat. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. no flaws. superior condition.  4.00

1999 MISS ELAM PLUS hydroplane pinback button. Serial numbered #744. full color photo of the boat. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. no flaws. superior condition.  17.00

1999 MISS MADISON SEDAN CONTRACTING CORP. hydroplane pinback. full color action photo in the center; red border. approx. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. no flaws. superior condition.  6.00

1999 FREDDIE'S CLUB SEAFAIR 50th ANNIVERSARY signed hydroplane pinback button. Signed by JIM HARVEY. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  21.50

set of 4 autographed 1999 MISS GO BOWLING hydroplane pinback buttons. color illustration of the U-9 on white. all 4 are the same button; but 3 of them are autographed in black sharpie on TOP of the celluloid. possibly unique. The first photo is the normal issued pin without a signature. 2nd one is signed (I think) REGGIE; the next is "MICHAEL HANSEN" or something similar; the last is signed - but I am not sure by who. Sorry; but I am not familiar with this race team. Signatures were obtained in person; at the pits; by original owner. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  39.50

1999 LLUMAR HAWAII hydroplane pinback button. full color action photo of the boat. not listed in the guide book. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. Superior condition.  16.50

1999 LLUMAR hydroplane pinback button. full color action photo of the boat. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. Superior condition.  16.00

1999 MILL BAY CASINO - SPIRIT OF LAKE CHELAN hydroplane pinback button. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. superior condition.  4.00

1999 NEW KID IN TOWN U-4 2000 DRIVER CUBAN PETE hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors are bright and strong. no flaws. Superior condition.  4.50

1999 NEW KID IN TOWN U-4 Under Construction COMING TO A LOCATION NEAR YOU! hydroplane pinback button. Not catalogued. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors are bright and strong. no flaws. Superior condition.  4.50

1999 NEW KID IN TOWN U-4 Under Construction LET'S RUMBLE hydroplane pinback button. Not catalogued. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors are bright and strong. no flaws. Superior condition.  4.50

1999 U-95 hydroplane pinback button. orange; yellow; black on white. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. near mint.  8.00

1999 HAPPY GO LUCKY UL-15 HOPP RACING.  photo of Limited Hydroplane racing from left to right.  white lettering.  2 1/8" diameter.  mint.  scarce.  15.00

1999 SLO-MO-SHUN IV full color photo hydroplane boat racing pinback button.  celluloid.  2.25" diameter.  reverse is bright and shining.  no flaws.  mint condition.  8.50

2000's VINTAGE PINS

SNAKE RIVER HYDRO RACES.  CLARKSTON WA.  yellow and green.  Limited Hydroplanes.  1.5" diameter celluloid pinback button.  Made by Newton Mfg.  mint.  scarce. sorry sold

BAD HABIT RACING TEAM.  Limited.  brown and yellow.  black lettering.  illustration of boat.  2.25" diameter celluloid pinback button.  mint condition.  scarce.  15.00

2000 NEW KID IN TOWN U-28 AUNT MARY'S TAVERN & KITCHEN hydroplane pinback button. Not catalogued. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors are bright and strong. no flaws. Superior condition.  5.00

2000 NEW KID IN TOWN U-28 AUNT MARY'S hydroplane pinback button. Not catalogued. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors are bright and strong. no flaws. Superior condition.  5.00

2000 FREDDIE'S CLUB U-2 hydroplane pinback button. autographed by MARK TATE. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  21.50

2000 FREDDIE'S CLUB U-2 hydroplane pinback button. signed by JIM HARVEY. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  21.00

issued in 2000; 1960 LA-Z-BOY MISS BURIEN HYDRO BOOSTER hydroplane pinback button. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. no flaws. Superior condition.  6.50

2000 LLUMAR yellow 2000 photo hydroplane pinback button. full color action photo of the boat. U-8 in WHITE; 2000 in YELLOW; NO checkerboard. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. Superior condition.  11.00

2000 LLUMAR red 2000 photo hydroplane pinback button. full color action photo of the boat. U-8 in YELLOW; 2000 in RED; NO checkerboard. 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. Superior condition.  11.00

2000 U-25 RACING TEAM white background hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  11.00

2000 U-25 RACING TEAM purple background hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  11.00

2000 MISS ZNETIX logo on top hydroplane pinback button. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  5.00

2000 MISS ZNETIX U-100 U-99 hydroplane pinback button. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  16.50

2001 BUDWEISER RACING - I KNOW CARL celluloid hydroplane pinback button. full color photo in center; wide white border. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. superior condition.  22.50

2001 DIAMOND LIL'S Card Casino 25th Anniversary hydroplane pinback button. Serial Numbered #056. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors strong. no flaws; superior condition.  35.00

2001 SILVER DOLLAR CASINO U-25.  full color on white.  Seattle Seafair.  3" celluloid.  mint.  2.00

2001 SKYWAY PARK BOWL & CASINO U-9 SEAFAIR hydroplane pinback button. 3" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  27.50

2001 LLUMAR SEATTLE U-8 RACE TEAM large size hydroplane pinback button. full color action photo of the boat. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. Superior condition.  11.00

2001 LLUMAR checkerboard hydroplane pinback button. full color action photo of the boat. U-8 in RED. checkerboard pattern at the bottom. . 2.25" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. no flaws. colors strong and bright. Superior condition.  7.00

2001 OBERTO GO RACING hydroplane pinback button. 2.25" diameter celluloid. Reverse is clean; no rust. colors bright and vivid. no flaws. superior condition.  5.00

2002 AUBURN CHEVROLET AMERICAN PRIDE U-100 hydroplane pinback. photo on top of GREGG HOPP. full color action photo of the boat. 3" diameter celluloid. reverse is clean; no rust. colors are strong and vivid. No flaws. Superior condition.  8.50

3" diameter celluloid pinback.  OBERTO 15 YEARS IN RACING with illustration of the 1975 piston boat and the 1990 turbine boat.  "The Pepperoni Powered Beef Jerky Boat".  mint.  5.00

MISS RENAULT.  3" celluloid.  black & white on yellow.  3.00

undated MISS 7-ELEVEN full color photo pin.  2.25" celluloid.  excellent plus.  2.00

older U-2 OH BOY OBERTO BEEF JERKY.  red; green and black on white.  not dated.  2.5" celluloid.  some yellowing otherwise excellent plus.  2.00

MISS ZNETIX color photo pin 3" celluloid with photo insert of driver Greg Hopp.  mint;  3.00

U100 MISS ZNETIC 1 and U-99 MISS ZNETIX II 3" celluloid color photo pin.  mint.  3.00

MISS BUDWEISER.  "Hydro Fans ... This Bud's For You".  color on red/white/blue.  2.25" celluloid.  mint.  2.00

large KJR U-95 FLY AIR FORCE.  colorful.  3.5" diameter celluloid.  excellent.  3.00

coin. 1.5" diameter bronze. Raised lettering and images. Obverse has SEAFAIR SEA GALLEY EMERALD CUP. The reverse says SEAFAIR 1983 - ATLAS VAN LINES WINNER 1982 with image of the ATLAS VAN LINES race boat with Mount Rainier in distance. Near mint to mint. no flaws. Appears to be uncirculated. 5.00

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