10th May 2019

New finds: Buckles

Beutron and Beauclaire buckles, early 1950s.

Fire Brigade Commission uniform button by Stokes & Sons

These buttons may have been from the Tasmania Fire Brigade Commission (1946-1977)  which was tasked with establishing and maintaining an efficient fire brigade in that state.


Adelaide College of Music: maker unknown

Button dates 1883-1898. It could have been made by S.Schlank and Co, or imported.

This privately run college was established in Wakefield Street East , Adelaide, in 1883 by Herr Immanuel Gotthold Reimann. In 1898 it merged with the University of Adelaide’s school of Music to become the Elder Conservatorium of Music (named after Sir Thomas Elder, benefactor)

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