#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.

#287 Dickens & a Garter

Two more choice fabric buttons to add to the previous card. Here is a velvet back brass button featuring a Charles Dickens type character in top hat and spectacles. And, a flapper girl printed silk garter button. Brass loop shank and pad shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#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.

#290 Moon with Symbol Border

A man in the moon looks over the starry sky on this brass button with a pictorial border of repeated symbols. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#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.

#261 Two Oriental Brass Pictorials

Madame Chrysantheme holds her fan against a wood background in this extra-large version and, the head of a woman with steel star studded border. Loop shanks. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#271 Two Early Tombacs

Two early tombacs with engraved botanical designs. Ca. 1750-1850. Machine turning evident on the reverse. Early tombac shanks. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#272 Eagle General Service Goodyear

A medium Goodyear General Service button. Shown BBB PL 17 #25. Loop shank. Backmarked N.R.CO GOODYEAR’S P=T.1851. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#275 Three Queen Victoria

This trio of Queen Victoria buttons include a brass commemorative for her 1887 Golden Jubilee, a small gilt of the young queen backmarked SUPERFIN B.B.C., and a Newfoundland coin button also picturing the young queen. Canada’s Atlantic province did not join Canada until 1949, thus it had its own currency for many decades. Loop shanks. Est. selling price is $30-60.

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