The Macintosh Sale button (c. 1990)

This square button is pale blue with black print and measures 2.125 inches square. The back of the button is black and has a pin.

The top of the button reads “The Macintosh Sale” in the Apple Garamond font used at the time with a black Apple logo. The lower button design shows the word “Sale” in a treatment stylized to appear like a selected menu item on the classic Macintosh operating system. The arrow cursor is pointing to “Sale” and a US $ (dollar sign) is positioned to the right (where a “shortcut” is normally placed in the menu).

The dollar sign is in a digitized version of the Geneva font (a convention that did not match the design implied by the button).

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