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How to engage the slide show:
click on the first image on the left of the gallery below, then select the arrow at the bottom left of the enlarged image. Or you can manually go to the next slide by hovering your cursor on the middle right side then clicking the arrow that appears. Hover your cursor on the middle left side then click the arrow that appears to go backwards. Close the slide show or manual show by clicking the X button on the lower right of the image. (The image of each item is followed by an image of that item's back or reverse side.)
Acknowledgments, References and information for this category are at the bottom of this page.
An Educational Resource for Button Collectors - originally created by Paul Rice
Div. IV Section 8 : Obi Dome
To download and print a pdf of the history and information about Obi Dome click here.
Some descriptions of these items may be cut off. Full descriptions can be seen in the slide show mode.
Acknowledgements: Thanks to Lou Yeargain, Gloria Farin, Pat Fields, Bruce Cole, Janet Gerhardt, Judith Schwenk, and Betsy Ciffone for providing the images of obidome shown above. Collaborators who allowed the use of images from their website included Deb Hanson and Jane Quimby and Diane Quintal. Others who contributed reviews, comments and support include Pat Koehler, Lou Yeargain, Ronnie Wexler, and Susan Porter. A special thanks to Joan Lindsay & Joy Journeay for their expert editing skills!
(1) National Button Society Blue Book - Official NBS Classification and Competition Guidelines
(2) Obidome by Jocelyn Howells, The National Button Bulletin, Vol. 66, No2, May 2007
(3) Obi-Domes - Gene O'Brien - Just Buttons, August, 1973