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Object ID 003327

Object Name Synthetic Plastic Corp. Tony Buttons

Object Desc Tony style buttons. 7 rows of four buttons each. Variety of colors.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002972

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Sewing


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Fashion Exhibit

Object Date 1920s

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords buttons,Synthetic Plastics Corp.,sewing,

Title Synthetic Plastic Corp. Tony Buttons

Description 7 rows of 4 buttons. Cost 25 cents/grid. White backsplash, with blue and red trip. Blue lettering. Grid for the buttons-used to orginize the buttons into neat shape.


Approx Collection Date

Height 10

Length 0

Width 4

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Synthetic Plastics Corp.

Maker Details Formed by Daniel Kasen in the late 1920s. Located at 461 Eight Avenue, New York. The company make buttons for the garment industry and game parts for the toy industry. Eventually added a record label under this corporation.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2972



Date MAY 17,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Upper left corner is torn. Tear/worn edge near upper right corner. Pink marks near several of the buttons.