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National Button Week 2014 Part VI “The Ladies” (white glass)

Short and sweet today with three buttons.  Honk three times if you have seen one of them already this week!

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National Button Week 2014 Part V “The Ladies” (backgrounds)

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.

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National Button Week 2014 Part IV “The Ladies” (backmarks of Paris)

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. . .

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National Button Week 2014 Part III “The Ladies” (Liverpool transfer)

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 . . .

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National Button Week 2014 Part II “The Ladies”

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.

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National Button Week 2014 Part I “The Ladies”

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

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