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Antique Lapel Pins – Vintage Pins and Die Struck

There are two types of Antique Lapel Pins. On the one hand we have those that are really old or that have been manufactured many years ago and naturally show this kind of rust, sort of oxidation. People like them and seek them because they are like relics, the older the better.

On the other hand we have the Custom Lapel Pins that look vintage but they aren’t. Nevertheless, we are not talking about fake antiques, we refer to common lapel pins that are made with an antique finish. People love them because they give their brand or item an authoritative look adding a dark tone that make them seem aged. The antique finish is often combined with sandblasted background and fits perfect with a gold, bronze or silver plating.

Ordering Custom Die Struck Antique Lapel Pins

When you want the high quality look with enamel using the die struck process, antique pins will work very well and it will give them a finished and top quality look.

Our exclusive online ordering system makes it easy to be in control of your order process. You call the shots!

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It was made using antique bronze on a 3D design, to give it a more realistic feel /look. We are sure the US Military Vets Biker Chicks wear it with pride.

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Those unfamiliar with the world of motorcycle / biker clubs wear and accessories, might immediate thinks about skulls, rough designs and foul language, well it might be like that for some but not in this case.

One of those is our US Military Vets customer’ who has ordered lapel pins for his organization in the past 7 years, asked us to create a design for the female riders in his club.

The initial design was a rough draft / sketch but that was no small feat for our design team, who worked on it with much care, as it was a really interesting, artistic design.

Advantages of working with us?

This product is versatile and has a high perceived value. The Antiquing process shows the contrast between the different layers of your image.

Friendly Customer Service
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Gold, Bronze, Silver and Black Nickel Platings
Sample Design in 3 business days
Turnaround time in 3-4 weeks
Unlimited revisions
100 pieces minimum only

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Even if we design and manufacture lapel pins on a daily basis, sometimes we don’t foresee how nice a design will look once the finished product is ready to ship.

When we saw how these die-struck antique pins turned out, the only thing that came to mind was wow, how beautiful they look!

It is great when the right combination of factors, such as size, design, plating and finish is chosen.

These pins resemble the look of pewter pins, which are manufactured using a different process, and sometimes a more expensive one.

We bet the customer is happy with them, and will update once we hear from them 🙂

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If you are thinking about ordering your custom products, just click on the button below, our expert Sales Reps will get back to you within 24 business hours and guide you through every step of the process.

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FAQ about Lapel Pins

Where to get lapel pins made?

Currently there are no lapel pins manufacturers in the United States. Most of the pins offered in our country are made in Asia. In the US there are lapel pins reliable suppliers as Sienna Pacific or Linx Corporation that can assure you get your custom lapel pins made just as you want them.

Where do lapel pins go?

Actually, you can wear lapel pins wherever you want. The most common place on a suit is the lapel obviously but which side? According to the etiquette, they should be worn on the left side near the heart. This is specially mandatory por American Flag lapel pins or pins with a patriotic symbolism.

How lapel pins are made?

In order to make Hard Enamel Pins manufacturers have to produce first an iron die from your art-design, which is like a negative of your pin. This die will be stricken several times onto a metal sheet previously heated. Afterwards the pins are cutted, polished and painted. This is, in short, the process for making the so called Die Struck Hard Enamel Pins. The soft ones are very similar but they are electroplated, and some times they require an epoxy coating. Plastic or Soft Rubber Lapel Pins are made out of PVC with the help of a mold or cast where the material is poured.

How to keep lapel pins from falling off?

When you order lapel pins you can choose among a variety of backings. The safety pin is certainly the most reliable one. In the case you dont like this type of backing there are also butterfly clutches. To be sure they won’t fall we recommend our customers the double pin, and double clutch option which will avoid spinning.

How to display lapel pins?

Here you have 5 great ideas for displaying your lapel pins.
– Fabric pennant with gray scale or colorful grid. Put each pin at the middle of each square.
– Metal hoop lined with felt or fabric.
– Pennant made out of denim or jean with a jacket drawn on it with white lines.
– Black Triangular pennant
– Cork Board: add a flashy colored frame to make it more appealing.

Can you bring lapel pins on a plane?

For security reasons, we shouldn’t bring any cutting thing with us on planes. Are lapel pins allowed on planes? It depends on the airline and on the type of trip you be doing. To avoid any risk, it is better to pack those things on your luggage. If you insist, better ask directly to the airline in advance.

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