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The Hitler pin cushion (photos of Roosevelt’s desk toy)

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IT’S 1941 and for just $1.49 you can own an Adolf Hitler pin cushion. As seen on President Roosevelt’s desk!  Comes with Prussian boots. Pins not supplied.


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Presumably it is a pleasure for President Roosevelt to use the pin cushion which is on the posterior position of Hitler statuette (arrow in left photo) – one of numerous do-dads that adorn the chief executive’s desk in Washington, as shown May 16, 1942. The President is said to have taken a special liking to the Hitler gadget, right). (AP Photo)

Spotter: Flapper DaysAmerican Memorabilia