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Object ID # 1987.037.006
Object Name Button, Promotional
Other Name Pin, Comemmorative
Title Owen Sound Homecoming 1987 Pin
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Date 1987
Artist The Sport Stop
Made The Sport Stop
Place of Origin Owen Sound, Grey County
Description A round white commemorative pin from Owen Sound, Ontario, made in 1987 for the 130th anniversary. It has "HOMECOMING '87 / 1857 1987 / OWEN SOUND / 130TH ANNIVERSARY / JULY24-AUG. 2" printed on it in blue and a picture of a yellow sun over the blue water with a blue sail boat in the water in its logo design.
Provenance The pin was made in Owen Sound, Ontario by a business called The Sport Stop for the City of Owen Sound. Owen Sound celebrated its 130th anniversary in 1987 and held a Homecoming event where these buttons were worn and given away to people.
Collection Organizational/Government Collection
Material Metal/Plastic/Ink
Dimensions Dia-5.6 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County