23rd March 2023

Tailor’s Button

W.Koska, Bendigo


Wilhelm Martin Koska worked at “The Beehive” before opening his own store in Mitchell Street in 1909.

The Bendigo Independent (Vic), 27th February 1909 page 4.

He had been born in Prussia in 1873 and moved to Victoria by 1904. He lived  there until his death in 1937.

Sunraysia Daily (Mildura, Vic), 29th July 1939
7 page 4.

Leviathan Clothing Company

A picture of the building built in 1913 is shown on the branded buttons entry for the Leviathan. Below is a nice photo of the earlier building.

The Leader (Melbourne), 15th June 1895, page 4 of supplement.

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