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Some Old US Military Buttons

National Button Week! here are a few to ponder.  These old military buttons were all bought from one dealer a couple of years ago.  I am nearly clueless about these, so am relying on the little info tags that came … Continue reading

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National Button Week 2013 Part 6: Wellington Buttons

“Waterloo!  Waterloo!  Where will you meet your Waterloo?”  ♫  ♫  ♫ That song lyric is from the old Stonewall Jackson recording, thanks to a reader–do you remember it? No?  Well, do you remember the date June 18, 1815?  That was … Continue reading

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National Button Week 2013 Part 5: Buttons from Paris

This fine button is by French designer Roger Jean-Pierre. He worked for fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli from 1934 to 1939. She was a wild, innovative designer—with matching wild, innovative buttons. More about her another day . . . Then he … Continue reading

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