The Woolworth ‘Hi Style card’ has been stamped with the price of 8d (pennies) and dates from the mid 1950s. The other two cards, by the pricing of 15 cents, date from the late 1960s. Both pink styles are new to me.
Pat has some colour variations of these examples.
“Made By S.S.D. Bros (Indian Army approval mark)1940”
S. S. D. Bros was a supplier to military based in Aligarh, Utter Pradesh, North Western India. The area has a long history in metal working.They made military whistles and buttons and perhaps other items for the Indian Army.
In 1943 an article mentions that trousers with metal buttons for the troops in PNG had been supplied from India:
Perhaps this is one of the removed buttons? It could explain how it ended up with a lot of NSW tailors’ buttons.
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