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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 Part VII 2014 “The Ladies” misc group

Last day of National Button Week—Hope you’ll find time today to go out button hunting! First I’m showing a group of seven miscellaneous buttons. Do you have any like these? Click “continue reading” for the photo . . .

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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 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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National Button Week 2013 Part 1

Let’s celebrate National Button Week 2013! When word leaked out that red buttons would be featured in the first post of the week, you can imagine the excitement in the boxes, bags, cartons, tins and containers. Every red button in … Continue reading

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Cowboy button vote continued! March 20

Things are getting hot with the voting now.  With one reader’s change of vote, the standings now are: peppers—————–1 vote western fabric——— 1 vote bandana ————–  3 votes I’m referring to the post—National Button Week part 4 where readers are … Continue reading

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National Button Week part 7–four favorites

Four favorite buttons will finish up our little button series this week. First I’m showing a “picture button” or “pictorial”.  Button collectors love ’em! The early ones were made of brass, and have lots of categories!  I think the one … Continue reading

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National Button Week part 6

It’s the penultimate day of National Button Week!  And for a special treat today, I’m going off the button path (get it? beaten path?) . . . and featuring a class of buttons that I made up in my own … Continue reading

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