Astor Buttons (Aust) Pty. Ltd.

Astor buttons’s web page claims they have been in business for over 50 years.  This fits in with  cards of buttons printed with pre-decimal prices (i.e. pre 1966),  although Astor Buttons (AUST) Pty. Ltd.  is listed as being founded in 1983.

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Initially stitched or stapled onto the cards,  they were later shrink wrapped.

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Cute and fiddly little buttons. The cards are scored to allow for shanked buttons.

faux-leather plastic button with molded 'stitches'

Faux-leather plastic button with molded ‘stitches’.