One of my favourite button activities is to investigate a new (to me) manufacturer. I’ve just received six NZ Railways buttons. Three were from England, one from A.Levy, and the last from the Wellington Woollen Manufacturing Company, Limited.
This company was incorporated in 1882 and commenced manufacturing in 1886. The head office, warehouse and clothing factory were situated in a three/four story brick building in Petone, near Wellington. The mills were also in Petone.
Here are the latest acquisitions: