25th May 2019

Tailoring button:

G. Griska, Preston

George Feliz Griezka was born in Austria in 1877. He  married Mary Ann Duffy in Melbourne in 1904 and was naturalised as an Australian citizen in 1905.  His name was variously spelt as Griezka, Griczka and Griska. The couple moved to Wangaratta where Mary had family, but moved back to Melbourne in 1914. George operated his tailoring concern in Preston from 1924 until at least 1949. Mary died in 1930, and George remarried in 1945. He died in 1960.

For Your Viewing Pleasure:

Muscatine Pearl Works:

Established in 1890 as the Muscatine Pearl Novelty Company , with the name changed in 1920. Sold buttons under the Luckday branding from 1935.

Both circa late 1940s-1950s
This lady appeared on many cards, sometimes with various names such as Nonne, Bonnie, Alice and Vivien.

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