Size 34L Button?

Did you know that there are standard button sizes? I recently saw a reference to a size 26L button ... huh???

Emsig Manufacturing Corp

  "L" stands for ligne, the traditional unit of measurement dating back to the early eighteenth century.
10L 7mm 1/4"
12L 8mm 5/16"
14L 9mm 3/8"
16L 10mm 3/8"
18L 11mm 7/16"
20L 12mm 1/2"
22L 14mm 9/16"
24L 15mm 5/8"
26L 16mm 5/8"
28L 18mm 11/16"
30L 19mm 3/4"
32L 20mm 13/16"
34L 21mm 7/8"
36L 23mm 15/16"
38L 24mm 15/16"
40L 25mm 1"
48L 30mm 1 3/16"
50L 32mm 1 1/4"
54L 34mm 1 3/8"
60L 38mm 1 1/2"
80L 51mm 2"
Posted by Sue Jalowiec on 10/11/2014 at 10:58 AM | Categories: General Info -


Morag Walker

Morag Walker wrote on 10/14/14 9:17 AM

That's interesting I didn't know there were standard sizes for buttons. Always wondered why there were different sizes. Thank you for that Sue. Love the site. It's great that I can just into it and find something when my mind goes BLANK!!

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