#287 Celluloid Cube

Transparent green celluloid embellished with colorful pastes on three sides. One side, of course, makes for not quite a cube, in order to accommodate the applied celluloid shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#288 Tennis Player

Tennis player in the midst of her game on this brass pictorial, shown in the BBB PL 206, #16. Japanned steel reverse with wire loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#290 Lampl Fish

Attributed to Fritz Lampl, a realistic clear glass fish with black glass eye and silver luster finish on the fins and tail. Self shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#291 Working Compass

A working compass under plastic and mounted in black polymer. Metal shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#227 Silver with Turquoise

An eight-point star design in silver features a bezel mount turquoise stone center. Handwrought border design. Native American origin. Copper wire shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#231 Dog Transfer V.I.

A sepia transfer of a sad puppy face peers out from this vegetable ivory with mottled green coloring. Molded self shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#235 Beaded Cat Head

The beaded face of this cat head is sewn to the leather back for this studio button. Initialed and dated in thread on the reverse, MN ‘ 01. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#155 Double Crest Livery

Silvered livery featuring two crests and an earl’s coronet. Backmark FIRMIN LONDON. The backmark places the age of this button after 1918. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#160 18th-C French Woodback

A fine 18th century button from the time of the French Revolution. Pressed gilt brass over a wood mold back shows the Liberty cap and fasces, below the words ‘Republique Francaise’. Shown BBB PL 295-27. Original catgut shank thread still intact. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#122 Limoges Related Pair

Two linear shaped porcelains featuring colorful transfer portraits of a man and a woman in early dress. Gold-lustered borders. Backmarked with circular stamp LIMOGES FRANCE. Self shanks. Est. selling price is $30-60.

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