TIAS.com has over a half a million antiques and collectibles for your online shopping pleasure
Call Us 1-888-OLD-STUFF  | Your Account  | Merchant Login  | Shopping Cart  | Wish List  | Help
View Today's
Newly Listed Items!
Click here to view new listings

Sell Your Antiques & Collectibles Here

Free Trial Offer!
The TIAS Trusted
Merchant Guarantee
Safe Online Shopping Since 1995
 Be Our Facebook Fan
 Follow us on Twitter

 Vintage Recipes
 Find Gifts
 My Shopping Carts
Resources and Tools
 Build Your Own Store
Free Subscriptions/Archives
 Collector's Newsletter
 Antique Business News
Clubs & Organizations
 Find a Club
 List Your Club
Other Stuff
 About Us
 Contact Us
 Showcase List
Promoting thru
... Newsgroups
... Writing Descriptions
...Taking Good Pictures: Part I
...Taking Good Pictures: Part II

This directory lists over 2300 clubs related to Antiques and Collectibles
Click here to register your club -- Its FREE!
Find a club by name, starting with the letter:
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z  Other 

Search name, website name, type or description:
Find a club by type:

Maine State Button Society
Contact: Maine State Button Society

Button collectors and dealers from all corners of Maine and New England gathered in Springvale, Maine, on Saturday, July 30, 2005, for the annual meeting and show of the new Maine State Button Society. The show was open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 429 Main Street, Springvale, Maine. Ancient, antique, exotic, military, Oriental, and modern buttons were on exhibit and for sale. Admission to the meeting, show, and sale was free and open to the public.

The original Maine State Button Society was founded in 1946 and membership flourished over the years. Several hundred active collectors formed the society, which included a number of local independent clubs. At its height, the society was the largest of its kind in the United States. It was disbanded in 1990.

Today four Maine button clubs remain active: the Tri-county Button Club in Belfast, the Friendship Button Club in Bridgton, the York County Button Club in Sanford, and the Waterville-Oakland Button Club. The four clubs remain independent; however, as a result of the increased interest in button collecting, they have agreed to form a parent organization: the newly reorganized Maine State Button Society. The official state society will allow Maine to be represented and have a voice at the New England Regional Button Association meetings.

Shops | NEW! Become an Affiliate | Advertise | Security | Privacy | Terms of Use | Question/Problem | Site Map
© Software and site design copyright 1995-present TIAS.com. All rights reserved.