For sale is a collectible 1930’s BOND BREAD PIN featuring COMMANDER BYRD’S “FLOYDS BENNETT” made by Bastian Brothers Company, Rochester, NY. Commander Byrd was the first aviator to fly over the south pole on November 29, 1929. This original pin was one of a series of six. The face of this celluloid advertising pin is in very good condition and the pin includes the original paper insert. The paper insert describes the two “greatest scientific strides of today” as aviation and Vitamin D Bond Bread. A top notch advertising and aviation collectible. The front of the pin feature’s Commander Byrd’s plane and recommends Bond Bread for “sounder teeth”. A first rate advertising collectible.
Bond Bread was a product of General Baking Company. The name comes from the term bond which is a promise or guarantee of repayment of debt. The company used the name as a way to say its purity of ingredients were guaranteed like it was home-made bread. The Bond Bread Factory is located on Georgia Ave. in Washington, D.C. It was built around 1930 and owned by Howard University.