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Antique buttons; their history and how to collect them.

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Published by Drake Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buttons -- Collectors and collecting.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK3670 .P4 1972b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5710289M
    ISBN 100877492352
    LC Control Number70188796

    These should be carefully investigated. And this for 25 years. Vintage Camel salt and pepper shakers I had no trouble finding these little vintage ornaments in Perth, and soon had built up a nice collection. Each year a special National show is held in a different location, where collectors gather from all over the world to attend seminars, compete with others on a national basis,and meet old and new friends who share a passion for buttons. Stuffed animals, favorite toys are taken to bed and provide the emotional security needed to fall asleep.

    Everyone has used buttons. I met many great people, had a fun time, especially the night when we dressed up as our favourite salt and pepper shaker! He had founded Hobbies magazine in the 's and in organized a hobby show at the Hotel Sherman in Chicago. After selling some at extremely high prices on Ebay, I realised how fascinating some of these were and how much they were worth! The antique store clerk said the buttons were taken in on consignment from a customer who purchased them at an estate sale.

    Then finish drying them completely with a hair dryer on low or no heat or set them outside to air dry. It might not pay off this time, so you put another quarter in and keep doing it until you are tapped out or finally hit the jackpot. For the collectors, thes buttons oldest rarely be found. One of the most famous private button collectors, Dalton Stevens, is referred to as the Button King. Art Deco styles started to appear during the Art Deco period.


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Antique buttons; their history and how to collect them. book

A button is officially an object that can be used to fasten garments, with either a shank usually a loop on the back used to sew the button to the clothing, or with holes in the center to allow thread to pass through the body of the button.

She warned that they were inappropriate. Buttons continued to make a fashion statement and the button-making industry hit such a high standard that the period from has become known as the Golden Age. Needless to say, in America each year they have a Salt and Pepper Convention!

History of Buttons -The Crusades During the crusades 11thth centurythe art of making buttons was importend here from the Near East. My best guess was that these old buttons had been stashed in this cardboard box for a long time.

Vegetable Ivory became the choice button for men's jackets which was introduced during that time and replaced old dress coats. I soon set up display of these around the house by buying cupboards and old display shelves and these were called by my then partner, my "junk"" though when we divorced, they suddenly became very valuable!

Many of these have military symbols on them.

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Artificial flowers, saved from the dumpster decorated every room in the house. Political candidates, opera stars, and fairy tales are richly represented, and are favorites with collectors.

Bone buttons also have a very dry feel to them. Clean using a soft cloth or mild detergent and water drying them completely.

She has written two books on buttons, the first of which was published in and was specifically dedicated to identifying plastic buttons.

If it smells like Vicks Vapor or mothballs, it is Celluloid. Some had metal on the back. One button on the page showed a man riding an enormous penis like a man on horseback, reins and all.

Have you ever wondered what makes an antique book valuable? Not surprisingly, he postulated that all collecting stems from unresolved toilet training conflict. I thought I had died and gone to heaven as I sat on this large hotel bed and scattered the buttons around me.

If anyone reads this that has experience with antique buttons I would love to hear from you and get your input. I went to a thrift store and found some mismatched glass jars and thought I would put the rest in those and organize them on a bookshelf.The community of collectors is largely made up of women in their 50s and 60s.

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Let’s get started! Oct 08,  · Even Depression-era buttons can be a lot of fun to collect for fun and for profit.

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While not usually as valuable as buttons made from stones or jewels, these trendy but practical buttons from the s have a lot of nostalgia connected with them. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Antique buttons; their history and how to collect them at atlasbowling.com Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5(3).

Feb 26,  · atlasbowling.com video introduction to collecting antique buttons. Many people in the United States and around the world collect antiqu.

Therein started my next adventure - a trip to the U.S. to a "Button Convention". Each year there is one big button convention and people from all the clubs throughout America attend this, both to buy and/or to sell their buttons. My dream was to find a big jar full of buttons and go through them .