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Posted 1 year ago

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geo26e
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This is an advertising pocket made by Ingraham for the Poll-Parrot Shoe Co. in 1927 (movement reference no. 6 27 dating it June 1927). The matching 1920s silver metal fob has a colourful bakelite insert of a parrot. However, the company never actually established a recognizable parrot effigy. Instead they used several parrot configurations over the years.

Founded by Paul Parrot, this shoe company was in strong competition with Buster Brown Shoes at the time. In 1947, the Poll Parrot Shoe Company started to sponsor the very popular children's show The Howdy Doody Show on NBC TV. Hope you enjoy this posting.

Note : Buster Brown Shoes also produced a series of pocket and wrist watches. Kerry has posted a couple of them here : http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/99493-buster-brown-shoe-pocket-watches

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  1. pops52 pops52, 1 year ago
    Great watch and fob!!!
  2. SEAN68 SEAN68, 1 year ago
    This is great love the color and the graphics:)
  3. geo26e geo26e, 1 year ago
    Thank you pops & Sean for visiting, the kind comments and loving the post. Big cheers!
  4. geo26e geo26e, 1 year ago
    Thank you gargoylecollector & Antigue Toys for visiting and loving the post. Very grateful!
  5. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    These are simply fantastic !~
  6. geo26e geo26e, 1 year ago
    Thank you Phil, Longings, Mani, Kerry, Dave, official & DrFluffy for visiting and loving the post. Much obliged!
  7. kerry10456 kerry10456, 1 year ago
    You're very welcome George, This is one of those "Have to Get" pieces, I really enjoyed seeing the fob
  8. geo26e geo26e, 1 year ago
    Thank you snoopy for visiting & loving the post! Cheers!
  9. geo26e geo26e, 5 months ago
    Grateful thanks to you Elisabethan for stopping by and for the appreciation! Big cheers!
  10. geo26e geo26e, 5 months ago
    Thank ttomtucker! Much appreciated!
  11. geo26e geo26e, 4 months ago
    Thank you shanmu!
  12. geo26e geo26e, 2 months ago
    Thank you Bigsarge! :-)
  13. geo26e geo26e, 2 months ago
    Thanks agh & bratjdd! Much appreciated! :-)

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