16th May 2024

Buttons in the 1930s

Daily Mercury (Rockhampton, Qld), 27th June 1933 page 3.

The company referred to would was probably the Australian Pearlbutton Manufacturing Co. Ltd. It was owned by Philp Burns, but was running at a loss, and merged into G. Herring in 1938.


Novelty Buttons

A mania for novelty (Realist/goofy) buttons swept the world from 1936.

Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld), 14th June 1938 page 6.

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