#294 Smart Telephone

Keep your landline for this delightful Mary Gaumond realistic black glass telephone with movable cord & clear glass dial with numbers and letters. Signed and dated 2019 on the reverse. Copper loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#295 Aluminum Dog Head

Medium silvered aluminum realistic dog head crafted in France in the late 1940s by Font Guillot for the fashion industry from unused war machinery. See example in Loic Allio’s book, A Button Odyssey. Cast self shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#296 Wizard of Oz Battersea Set

Five button Battersea Wizard of Oz set in pewter with Dorothy (and Toto), the Scarecrow, the Tinman, the Lion, and Oz. Founder’s head shank on the reverse. Backmarked BATTERSEA 2001, Solid Fine Pewter. Decorated mounting card included. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#297 1968 N.B.S. Commemorative

Extra-large commemorative from the 1968 national N.B.S. show in Wichita, KS, “Air Capitol of the World.” Original show card included. Metal loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#283 Spinning Wheel Bimini

A large Bimini glass from England featuring a spinning wheel decorated in gold luster. Gold luster reverse lends a rich depth to the amber glass. Backplate backmarked MADE IN ENGLAND with the potted plant logo. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#300 Moon & Balloon

Herman Bangeman Jr.’s cameo-carved shell depicts a hot-air balloon in the moonlit and starlit night sky. Signed and dated. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#284 Portrait Painting on Shell

A young woman’s portrait beautifully painted on luminescent shell by a Russian artist. Lacquer coating. Silver mount with double twisted rope borders. Silver loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#285 Needlework Girl

A young girl dutifully tends to her needlework on this engraved and pigmented shell from artist Dianne Schefferly. Signed and dated on the reverse. Brass shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#288 Black Style

Three stylish black buttons include a modern polymer with radiating paste jewel decoration, an oval modern polymer with shell and brass wire inlay, and a thick black celluloid disc with gold paint filled surface design and brass rim. Self shank, applied metal shank, and inserted metal loop shank, respectively. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#289 Realistic Fun

A celluloid tomato stack and a bakelite bottle of ink. Metal loop shanks. Est. selling price is $30-60.

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