The company is heavily involved in the toy business, manufacturing aluminum toys such as airplanes, candy banks, zeppelins and tractors.
Only a few make it to the top brass, but every soldiers and sailors dress uniform in the U. military shines with buttons made by The Waterbury Button Company.
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Today we make buttons for the fashion industry, professional golf and its associations and every branch of the U. We have amassed approximately 40,000 different button dies, each a work of art. Lee at Appomattox Courthouse, both men wore Waterbury buttons on their chests. Founded in wartime in the early 19th century, The Waterbury Button Company has been making stamped metal buttons for over 200 years.When Benedict ran out of brass, he turned to pewter.The company uses a hand press to produce plastic buttons, checkers and dominoes.It continues to expand its line of metal goods as well.