26th September 2021

New Finds

Intriguing! Were the “Empire” polyester button made in Australia, or another Commonwealth country? They date from the 1950s.

Empire-made goods were discussed from the beginning of the 20th century until the 1950s.

The Argus (Melbourne), 13th September 1910 page 7.

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney), 21st May 1929 page 28.

Toowoomba Chronicle and Darling Downs Gazette (Qld), 18th November 1931 page 7.

Harvey Murray Times (WA), 28th May 1954 page 15.