This is a listing for antique shoe buttons and are in pristine condition having never been used. These buttons can be used for teddy bear eyes, making jewelry, wedding dress and veil ornaments, etc. These are vintage mother of pearl shoe buttons. One gross (the brown ones) are not mother of pearl but still vintage and are hard to describe, the fabric is similar to a plastic material, but pretty and the box calls has the name "Dandy Buttons".
You will receive six gross (six boxes of 144 buttons) with your order. The manufacturer's box will be sent with your order.
It is uncertain who manufactured these buttons, but they were distributed by Griess, Pfleger and Company from Cincinnati, Ohio. The diameter of these buttons vary in size. See listing below They are from the Victorian (1880 - 1900) Era and have a metal shank.
You will receive a gross each of the following:
5/16" Brown 3/8" Brown 7/16" Dandy Brown 3/8" Gray 5/16" Black 5/16" Black with Dimple (see picture how the two black colors compare)