Australian Tailors Buttons (eBook)
"Commonly called shirt buttons, fly buttons or utility buttons, these are off shirts and trousers (to hold braces on) and maybe sometimes coats etc."
This eBook details the largest known collection of information on antique and historic Australian tailors buttons. Listing over 900 buttons from over 660 tailors and retailers from all over Australia, there is a snippet of the history behind many of the buttons plus details of each known variation. Edition one, published 2019.
Written and compiled by Toby Billing, of Billing Metals & Manufacturing!
Posted by Cathy on 22nd Oct 2019
This very affordable and well set out resource will be helpful to detectorists as well as button collectors, as well as those interested in the history of tailoring in Australia. Recommended.
Tailors buttons book
Posted by Patricia Lowe on 19th Jun 2019
fantastic information on metal tailors buttons thank so much a must have for collectors