BYSON BUTTONS




Metal

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Extra-large Copper Flower Button:
- hand made, signed on the back

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Damascene and Niello Buttons
Scan - N99:


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18th c. Bolton Steel Buttons
Scan - N105:


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Tole and Japanned Buttons
Scan - N121:


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Copper Animal Life Buttons:
- Jockey riding a horse
- Golden (Chinese) Pheasant


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Many Metal Buttons:
- faux handkerchief corners/arts and crafts, copper
- 5-pointed star with floral border & paste OME, painted pierced yellow metal
- silver color metal filigree with paste OME and moveable dangles
- elaborate Libra verbal & symbols, peirced white metal
- Morning glories and butterfly, tinted metal with cold plastic enamel background


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Hand Tooled Copper Buttons:
- African woman's head in profile
- African shield and weapons


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Three Pierced Metal buttons:
- 4 squares & a circle, gilded & blackened metal
- Moveable glass beads depicting berries on the vine
- 19th c. ornate Fleur-de-lys pierced design, backmarked: TW & W PARIS


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Aluminum Buttons - Scan A
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Aluminum Buttons - Scan B
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Aluminum Buttons - Scan D
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Copper Buttons - Scan A
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Trays of Golden Age & Early Gilt buttons

Early Gilt Watch Case buttons - Scan A
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Early Gilt & Golden Age buttons - Scan 1
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Golden Age buttons: R & W Robinson - Scan 2
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Golden Age buttons: Scovills - Scan 3
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Golden Age buttons: Benedict & Burnham - Scan 4
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These are detailed one & two-piece early gilt & Golden Age buttons
with great floral, geometric and other designs.
They all have loop shanks.
Buttons like these date between c.1830's - 1850's.
Ruler at bottom of each scan for measuring.






Tray of Assorted Glove Buttons
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18th c. Wood Back Buttons - Scan 9
NBS medium size

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Many cards of Pewter buttons

Hard White Pewter buttons - Scan AA
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Rimmed Pewter buttons - Scan 1
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Christina Pewter buttons - Scan 3
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Battersea Pewter buttons - Scan 2
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Battersea Pewter buttons - Scan 3A
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Asst. Pewter buttons - Scan 8A
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Steel that looks like Hard White Pewter
Steel buttons - Scan F
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Metalwork Buttons - Scan A
all NBS sizes

Metalwork buttons - Scan G
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Coin & Coin-type Buttons
Coin buttons - Scan H
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Cards of Special Steel-cup Buttons:

Steel-cup Buttons - Scan 1
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Steel-cup Buttons - Scan 6
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Steel-cup Buttons - Scan 8
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Twinkle Buttons - Scan A
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