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The Specials 2 Tone giant 3D pin badge by Tape Deck Art at Oi Oi The Shop
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Laden Sie das Bild in den Galerie-Viewer, The Specials 2 Tone giant 3D pin badge by Tape Deck Art at Oi Oi The Shop
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THE SPECIALS WALL ART GIANT 3D PIN BADGE 2 TONE

Normaler Preis $97.00

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This extra large limited edition pin badge is the work of Tony Dennis of Tape Deck Art. Part of a collection of oversized badges which are intended to be wall hung, the designs are taken from actual pins from the 1970s and 1980s which were collected by the self-taught British artist.

Age marks have been added to some of the designs to make the badges look more authentic. Colour disfiguration and rust marks add to the look of badges that have been well loved and well worn for many years.

About the Artwork

The Specials are an English 2 Tone and ska revival band formed in 1977 in Coventry. Their music combines a danceable ska and rocksteady beat with punk's energy and attitude. Original artwork comprised strong black and white graphics with chequerboard design which still influence today.

About the Artist

Tony Dennis paints and creates oversized badges, selling them in galleries in the UK, Europe and the United States.

In 2018, Tony worked with French graffiti artist Invader and produced 10 giant pin badges for his LA exhibition Into the White Cube. The badges produced were showcased in the LA Times.

In 2020, Tony released 20 giant Prodigy badges after the band commissioned them. All badges sold out within four minutes of going on sale.

Tony has worked with the Hard Rock chain and produced giant badges for their Dublin hotel.

Buyers include Noel Gallagher, Maxim from The Prodigy, Taron Egerton and Paddy Considine.

All badges are handmade by the artist and produced in the UK.


  • Limited edition of 50 pieces
  • Hand signed and numbered*
  • 20 diameter x 2d cm
  • Hand painted in acrylic paints using stencils
  • Artwork printed onto a gloss laminate vinyl and wrapped onto a hand spun aluminium badge
  • Powder coated and hand finished
  • UV protected
  • Wall fixings included

*The image of the back of the badge is representative. The limited edition number that you receive will likely differ from that shown.


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Up to three working days if item is in stock. In busy times the product may be made to order so please add an extra seven days approximately. If needed urgently as a present please contact us by email to check if we have stock - mail@oioitheshop.co.uk

IF THIS GIANT PIN BADGE IS PART OF YOUR LARGER ORDER WE WILL DISPATCH ALL ITEMS TOGETHER.

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