Pants Button Collection

Lot #90 in the upcoming auction is six cards of Div. I pants’ (or braces) buttons (240 total) comprising an exhaustive study from the original collector (and its only the first half of the collection!) The card pictured has 42 buttons in V.I., brass, and steel, with the verbals labeled.  Refer to excellent articles regarding this type of button in the  National Button Society Bulletin, Sept. 1961, p. 218-225 and May 1961, p. 121-131.