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Short and sweet today with three buttons. Honk three times if you have seen one of them already this week!
Isn’t this a nice button? It dates to about 1870 and was probably used on a dress. The figure is brass, . . . with a deep purple velvet background and surrounded by a brass ring.
Today’s topic for National Button Week is lady buttons with interesting backmarks. Some collectors like to specialize in the BACKS of buttons and how they’re marked. . .
This is an early button dating to the mid 1800s and known as a Liverpool button. Ah, you think, Liverpool: Strawberry Field and Penny Lane, the Beatles. Nope . . .
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!! I think you will like the lovely ladies selected for today’s button session. And, I have the name of a book that will be a very helpful “first book” for a new button collector.
Everyone is agog! It’s National Button Week! The third week in March holds the time slot for the most celebrated week of all — we will once again embark on a thrilling and possibly educational series of posts this week. … Continue reading →