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November 2016 Finds

Here are some interesting finds from our November Meeting.
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A. Set of buttons, pewter set in stone with a pheasant design.
B. Original card of Anchor dress ornaments.
C. Wooden Ugg Boot buttons.
D. Carved horn turtle button.

A. Set of buttons, pewter set in stone with a pheasant design.
B. Original card of Anchor dress ornaments.
C. Wooden Ugg Boot buttons.
D. Carved horn turtle button.

October 2016 Finds

Here are some interesting finds from our Octobers Meeting.
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A. Diamond Z Button circa 1990.
B. Set of Placket buttons for bustles.

Diamond Z Button circa 1990
B. Set of Placket buttons for bustles.

September 2016 Finds

Here are some interesting finds from our September Meeting.
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A. Gentleman’s vintage sewing kit.
B. Bicentennial American Independence 1776-1976 - Button by La Mode
C. Australian Forces Button with a 'Rising Sun over a Kings Crown'.
D. Pansy button.

A. Gentleman’s vintage sewing kit.
B. Bicentennial American Independence 1776-1976 - Button by La Mode
C. Australian Forces Button with a 'Rising Sun over a Kings Crown'.
D. Pansy button.

August 2016 Finds

Here are some interesting finds from our August Meeting.
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A. Pair of crochet buttons complete with button holes.
B. Boxed set of Japanese Arita porcelain buttons.
C. Another set of Japanese Arita porcelain buttons.

A. Pair of crochet buttons complete with button holes.
B. Boxed set of Japanese Arita porcelain buttons.
C. Another set of Japanese Arita porcelain buttons.

June 2016 Finds

Here are some interesting finds from our June Meeting.
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A. Three Australian Kookaburra Buttons, various materials.
B. Handkerchief Corner Button - late 1800's.
C. Red plastic and mother of pearl button oriental design.
D. Traditional Croatian National costume button - 1800's silver gilt.
E. Buttons created on a 3D printer, engraved with owner's name.

Three Australian Kookaburra Buttons, various materials.
Handkerchief Corner Button - late 1800's.
Red plastic and mother of pearl button oriental design.
Traditional Croatian National costume button - 1800's silver gilt.
Buttons created on a 3D printer, engraved with owner's name.

May 2016 Finds

Here are some interesting finds from our May Meeting.
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A. Huntley & Palmers Ginger Nuts Button mounted on a 1917 penny.
B. Brass Melbourne Fire Brigade Button made by Stokes and Sons of Ringwood.
C. NSW Military Forces Button made in England by Stokes and Martin.
D. Inter Mercantile Marine Co Button (White Star Line Shipping).

Huntley & Palmers Ginger Nuts Button
Brass Melbourne Fire Brigade Button
NSW Military Forces Button
nter Mercantile Marine Co Button

March 2016 Finds

Here are some interesting finds from our March Meeting.
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A. Mother of Pearl Salesman Card.
B. Celluloid Coat Buttons.
C. A.J Tower & Co Button (1870-1946) used on heavy duty rain slickers.

Mother of Pearl Salesman Card
Celluloid Coat Buttons
A.J Tower & Co Button

February 2016 Finds

Here are some interesting finds from our February Meeting.
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A. Olympic Rings Button
B. Corseted Lady Brass Button
C. Czech Glass Buttons sold at Myer
D. Australian Mother of Pearl Buttons
E. Ritz London Hotel Crested Button
F. Type of Ivory Stud with initials

A. Olympic Rings Button
B. Corseted Lady Brass Button
C. Czech Glass Buttons sold at Myer, D. Australian Mother of Pearl Buttons
E. Ritz London Hotel Crested Button
F. Type of Ivory Stud with initials

November 2015 Finds

Here are some interesting finds from our November Meeting.
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A. Paperweight and Ball Buttons
B. Brass Sporting Button - Equestrian
C. Jade Buttons? From Myanmar
D. Dalmatian Silver Filagree Buttons

A. Paperweight and Ball Buttons
B. Brass Sporting Button - Equestrian
C. Jade Buttons? From Myanmar
D. Dalmatian Silver Filagree Buttons

October 2015 Finds

Here are some interesting finds from our October Meeting.
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A. Enamel Buttons with pink rosebuds on pierced metal - France c.1880.
B. White metal button with paste gems c.1845.
C. Porcelain button with hand painted roses and gilded edge.
D. French enamel button set in a silver ring.
E. Green and blue diminutive buttons with metal rim.
F. Black glass buttons with peacock lustre, Czech Glass.

A. Enamel Buttons with pink rosebuds on pierced metal - France c.1880.
B. White metal button with paste gems c.1845.
C. Porcelain button with hand painted roses and gilded edge.
D. French enamel button set in a silver ring.
E. Green and blue diminutive buttons with metal rim.
F. Black glass buttons with peacock lustre, Czech Glass.

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