Terries Pty. Ltd.

Started in 1955,  Terries Pty. Ltd. is a private firm employing around 6 people in  South Nowra,  NSW.  (Terries distributed Korbond products in the 1950’s and had an address in Bentleigh, Victoria).  Perhaps they are/were distributors rather than manufacturers?

Pin shank buttons . ?1960's

Pin shank buttons .  ‘The Gem of all Buttons’,  how posh!

Tube of Terries buttons. These style of button tubes were developed by Jack Wilson of Maxart Button company. They have been adopted worldwide.

Tubes of Terries buttons.  These style of button tubes were developed by Jack Wilson of Maxart Button company.  They have been adopted worldwide.  Below are close-ups of the lids and buttons.

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I already owned the chick on the blue button.  Now I know he’s a Terries Chick!

Thanks to Eleanor Davis for these examples from a business that made babywear in Wagga Wagga.

Thanks to Eleanor Davis for these examples from a business that made baby-wear in Wagga Wagga.

The labels are hard to see, but the one on the left claims "Real gold plating. Will not tarnish or discolour." The one on the right claims "Real shell. Non-endangered."

The labels are hard to see,  but the one on the left claims “Real gold plating.  Will not tarnish or discolour.”  The one on the right claims “Real shell.  Non-endangered.”

The only small card of Terries I have seen so far. Probably 1950's.

The only small card of Terries I have seen so far. Probably 1950’s.