20th July 2019

This snippet shows when Beutron started manufacturing buttons in South Africa. Apparently, the government was encouraging foreign businesses to invest locally:

Overseas Trading, 16th November 1962.

Tailors’ buttons:

Williams & Weller, Dandenong:

A total mystery. There is no sign of them online!


Bert Saunders, Northcote:

Albert (Bert) Edward Saunders took over his fathers business on his death in 1915. He was still advertising in 1943.



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