20th December 2021

Collecting Buttons part 3.

Although certain collectors have  taken an interest in Military/uniform buttons, with the advent of WW1 this took on a whole new popular appeal, particularly for young ladies! Soldiers also offered each other souvenirs of their buttons.

Quoted from a french publication in the Casino and Kyogle Courier and North Coast Advertiser (NSW), 8th September 1915, page 6.

National Advocate (Bathurst, NSW), 4th August 1916 page 4.

Winner (Melbourne), 3rd January 1917 page 5.

Northern Star (Lismore, NSW), 23rd February 1920 page 5.

Cairns Post (Qld), 14th June 1932 page 9.

Western Mail (Perth), 7th November 1935 page 2.