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  1. #1
    Apr 2015
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    Is this a button?

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    I found this in an old park, this evening, and am not sure its a button, because of the open back. Itís about the size of a penny, and under the loupe you can see traces of gilt. Thanks for looking.

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    May 2013
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    Yes it likely is a button that someone manufactured into its current state. That particular design came shortly after the civil war and has been around for a long time. Some buttons with that marking are authentic to the original time period but most arenít. Hard to tell with yours. Great find!!



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