2nd March 2017

I’ve some new buckles to share with you.

Astor buckles from the 1970's.

Astor buckles from the 1970’s.

The buckles below are labelled “Brighton Buttons and Buckles”.  (They were seen on EBay) There is a Brighton Button shop in Bay Street, Brighton that has been there for over 100 years,  so maybe this was a display in this shop. Does anyone know?

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White Beutron and 2 Beauclaire on the right.

On the left,  my first “Sunup Accessories” buttons,  2 white Beutron and 2 Beauclaire on the right.

Coronets,Fashionables and Beutron.

Coronets, Fashionables and Beutron.

Below I have assembled a nice little collection of memorablia of the  Commonwealth Railways, since absorbed into the Australian National Railways in 1975.  It includes a menu and  a C.R. button  made by Stokes and Sons.  Interestingly, the souvenir plate/ashtray was produced by the post 1962 version of the company, Stokes (Aust).

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