3rd March 2024

New Finds

Around 1959-60 G. Herring changed the artwork of their Beutron buttons several times in quick succession, quite possibly due to the fact that General Plastics had copied the Beutron style of cards with added cotton. Although the judge disagreed with them, they felt the cards were too similar to their own registered design. The Opal-Glo card above was one of the new designs, with the cotton at the bottom instead of the top, although the overall shape was very similar,

The Maxart buttons are one of a series of (probably) polyester buttons with transfer designs from the mid 1970s, as shown below:

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