I love to collect vintage Salesman Sample cards, they're like small pieces of art! I prefer to keep them in tact and not remove any of the buttons. Even though the card on this sample is in bad shape - look at those buttons - they're so colourful and fun!
Pearl buttons have the most beautiful lustre and this is seen perfectly on the beautifully incised pearl buttons of the century. These buttons truly reflect the consummate skill of the Victorian engravers