12th October 2019

Buttonfest finds: Part 1

The annual Victorian Button Collectors Club’s Buttonfest was held today. Although the displays and stalls were up to standard, the number of attendees was down; perhaps competition with the concurrent textile show as well as 3 separate protests in the city (one semi-naked!) was to blame? Whatever the reason, I did my bit by purchasing goodies from most of the stalls!

By matching buttons on the store display card below with cards in my collection, I believe it dates c.1960-1965:


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