This item is a piece of original MAD Magazine / Alfred E. Neuman jewelry. Produced in 1957 by Astrahan Co. of New York City, this item is the "alligator clip" tie bar of the five piece set. Originally crafted with a satin silver plate. The alligator clip measures approx. 2" long, while Alfred's face measures approx. 1 1/8" by 1 1/4".