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  1. #1
    Aug 2020
    Garrett Ace 400
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    "WF" Button

    I love finding pieces with fancy initials on them.
    I found this button at the location of an old church in northern Illinois. Do you think it might be Wells-Fargo? A bit far for Wake Forest, and a bit too old for Will Ferrell! Ha.
    How does one go about discovering the long-gone companies stamped onto old buttons?
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  2. #2
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    Low & Slow 2C Below

    Sep 2017
    SW Washington
    Nox 800, CTX 3030, XP DEUS, Excalibur II Garrett AT Max, Whites DFX, Tesoro Golden ÁMax,
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    This is a good starting point for your button research

    Finding out how old it is first . The back of the button has a ton of information to give you

    Post a picture of the back

    Here is a little guide

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    "If you can cut the people off from their
    history, then they can be easily persuaded."
    ~ Karl Marx

    "History does not long entrust the
    care of freedom to the weak or the timid."
    ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

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    Old Tom Cat.

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    Yea , I'd go with Will Farrell. LOL
    Waterscoop , is correct it's back will give you a good start on yr research .
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  4. #4
    Aug 2020
    Garrett Ace 400
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    Metal Detecting
    This is the back of the button. It’s obviously a 2-piece.
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  5. #5
    Mar 2018
    Delaware, The First State
    White's, Technetics, Fisher M, AT Pro
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    I don't know what the "WF" button is, but I've found a lot of "WTF" buttons!

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    Nice find, congrats!
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