Makers of Premium Stamped Metal Brass Buttons since 1812

Since 1812, weÍve crafted the worldÍs most popular metal buttons. When Gen. Ulysses S. Grant met Gen. Robert E. Lee at Appomattox Courthouse, both men wore Waterbury buttons on their chests. Today we make buttons for the fashion industry, professional golf and itsÍ associations and every branch of the U.S. armed forces.

Today, computer-aided design and technology reduces tooling time for a new design to two to three days. Still, hand tooling is, at times, as indispensable as it was in 1812 at The Waterbury Company, where craftspeople still make artful cuts by hand to produce high-domed buttons or designs too... (more)


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