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Button

Button collecting has been popular since the nineteenth century. Buttons have been known throughout the centuries, and there are millions of styles. Buttons were first used as ornaments, not fasteners. Gold, silver, or precious stones were used for the best buttons, but most were made of natural materials, like bone or shell, or from inexpensive metals. 

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strkey:button
metakey:Button Bakelite
870,20081
Details
Price
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Pattern or Item
Bakelite
Category
Description
Log Shape, Apple Juice, Pink Tint, Embedded Confetti, 1 In.
Year Priced
2003

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