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Button ID... Can't find it anywhere
Posted by: GKMan
Date: February 23, 2012 07:49PM
Has anyone seen a button like this one I found today? It appears to be a six petaled flower... It was found in New York near a 1770's farm house. I looked through the books and online and have found barely anything close. The back has no writing that is readable and the shank appears to be soldered on.
Thanks All!



Gary
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Re: Button ID... Can't find it anywhere
Posted by: Curt_in_W.Mass
Date: February 24, 2012 08:34PM
Your probably not going to get an id on who,when or where...i have a hundred buttons with no way of knowing that info unless a good shank on back then using charts online to determine possible age...alot of them were locally made utilitarian buttons..meaning just made to serve purpose a button is meant for.



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