Carol’s been buying more buttons (Carol’s always buying more buttons). She’s found a button that will make military buttons drool…another “unofficial” Rising Sun button. Eat your heart out Tony!
Here’s some new tailor’s buttons:
Richard Finch (1830-1910) was one of the earliest settlers of Beechworth. He came to Victoria in 1854, lured by the gold rush. He would set up as a clothier and tailor in Ford Street, later joined by his sons. After his retirement in 1902 his sons to continued the business.
Casben Productions Ltd: Sydney.
Casben productions made swim shorts, shorts, and sportswear from around 1946 to approx 1962. It was (or became) a subsidary of Whitmont shirt company. The Company was named after Wilfred Casben, who was also involved with other clothing firms.