About the Author
Eve Eckstein has been collecting hat pins for over twenty years and gathering knowledge of hat pins and their place in social history.
June and Gerald Firkins deal in many of the items described in Gentlemen's Dress Accessories
, and have been actively engaged in the antiques trade since the 1970s. They enjoy researching and writing about such items as bachelor buttons, silver spoons, watercolours and dolls' house furniture. They also give lectures and demonstrations on various aspects of social history.