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  1. #1
    us
    Dec 2008
    marion nc
    6000di pro sl and xlt
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    sc button found

    i dont have a camera i need som help with this til i can get a picture. on the front it has the palmetto tree s on one side c the on
    the other around the edge on the front 3 words animis opibusque parati. the back has the maker horstmann bros& co. phil
    is it old or not? i found this in a tub of clads and junk ive found over the years i dont know how i over looked it your help is needed

  2. #2
    us
    Dec 2007
    Texas, Old River Winfree
    Garrett Ace 250, Garrett 2500, Garrett Scorpion Gold Stinger, Garrett AT PRO, Garrett ADS Master hunter, Garret Pro Pointer.
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    Re: sc button found

    It dates from 1859 to 1863. Very good find. CongradCommon Button Back Marks


    and probable dates of manufacture



    The Scovill Companies





    LEVENWORTH, HAYDEN & SCOVILL 1811-1827
    J.M.L. & W.H. SCOVILL 1827-1840
    SCOVILLS 1827-1840
    SCOVILLS & CO. 1840-1850
    SCOVILL MANUFACTURING CO. 1850-1960
    SCOVILL Mg. Co. 1850-1865
    SCOVILL Mg. Co. / WATURBURY CT. 1850-1865
    SCOVILL Mf''g Co. WATURBURY CT. 1850-1865
    SCOVILL Mf''g Co. WATURBURY 1850-1865
    SCOVILL Mfg Co. WATURBURY CT. 1850-1865




    THE WATURBURY COMPANIES





    AARON BENEDICT 1812-1823
    A. BENEDICT & CO. 1823-1829
    BENEDICT & COE 1829-1834
    BENEDICT & BURNHAM 1834-1843
    BENEDICT & BURNHAM MFG CO. 1843-1849
    WATERBURY BUTTON CO. 1849-1965
    WATERBURY CO.S Post 1965




    THE ROBINSON COMPANIES





    OBED AND OTIS ROBINSON 1812-1826
    RICHARD ROBINSON & CO. 1826-1828
    ROBINSON, JONES & CO 1828-1836
    R. & W. ROBINSON 1836-1848
    D. EVANS & CO. 1848-1945




    THE HORSTMANN COMPANIES





    W. H. HORSTMANN / PHILA. 1820-1850
    W. H. HORSTMANN / NEW YORK 1820-1837
    W. H. HORSTMANN & SONS 1843-1863
    W. H. HORSTMANN & CO. / PHILA. 1864-1866
    W. H. HORSTMANN & CO. / NEW YORK 1837-1847
    HORSTMANN BROS & CO. / PHILA 1859-1863
    HORSTMANN BROS & CO. / NEW YORK 1850-1852
    HORSTMANN BROS & ALLIEN 1852-1877
    HORSTMANN BROS & DRUCKER 1844-1850
    HORSTMANN / PHILADELPHIA 1893-1935




    OTHER BUTTON COMPANIES, U.S. MAKERS UNLESS OTHERwise SPECIFIED


    A B C D E F G H I J K L M
    N O P Q R S T U V W X Y




    H. V. ALLIEN & CO. 1877-1948
    ABBATE & DECARO 1901-1905
    ACKERMAN & MIXER 1847-1861
    AMERICAN BUTTON CO. 1901-1920
    ALEXANDER (British?) 1800?
    H. V. ALLIEN & CO 1877-1948
    E. ARMFIELD & SON 1790-1855
    GEORGE ARMITAGE 1799-1826
    E. A. ARMSTRONG 1890-1899
    ARMY & NAVY BUTTON CO 1864-1867
    ARNHEIM NEW YORK 1867-1895
    JOSIAH BALDWIN 1804
    H.E. BALDWIN 1844-1851
    G. BOGETT 1825-1832
    JOHN BOYLAN 1864-1880'S
    CULLEN BROWN 1846-1869
    BROWNING KING & CO 1860-1934
    BURTON, PIERCE CO 1910'S
    CAIRN & CO. 1795-1810
    C & R Imperial Standard (Britain) 1790-1820's ?
    CANFIELD BROS & CO. 1840-1860'S
    CARTER / LOMBARD STREET LONDON (Britain) 1790'S
    CITY BUTTON WORKS Post 1907
    C CLANCY DUBLIN (Ireland) 1820's ?
    COURTNEY, TENNENT & CO 1849-1865
    MARK COWEN & CO 1889-1916
    WILLIAM CRUMPTON 1807-1823
    CULLEN BROWN 1840'S
    CUMNER JONES & CO. 1890-1950
    THOMAS N. DALE & CO. 1870'S
    DEMOULIN BROS & CO. 1900-PRESENT
    DEVLIN & CO. 1860'S
    EARL, LEE & CO. 1820'S
    GEORGE EVANS 1877-1897
    EVANS & HASSAL 1860-1868
    JOHN R FARRELL 1853-1904
    FECHHEIMER & CO. 1870'S
    FIRMIN & SON 1790'S; 1823-1840
    FIRMIN & WESTALL 1800-1811
    FIRMIN & LANGDALE 1812-1823
    P & S FIRMIN 1840-1875
    FIRMIN & SONS LD Post 1875
    FITCH & WALDO 1860'S
    J. R. GAUNT & SON Post 1870
    GEORGE FLOYD 1840'S
    FREEMAN & CO 1860'S
    J.C. FULLER 1857-1867
    GODDARD & BRO. 1860'S
    JACOB GMINDER 1860-1902
    GODDARD & BRO 1848-1880
    G & CIE PARIS (France) 1840-1865
    HAMMOND TURNER & DICKINSON 1790-1800
    HAMMOND TURNER & SONS 1823-1865
    HYDE & GOODRICH 1860'S
    CLARENCE A. HART 1880'S
    T. H. HASLUCK 1825-1850
    HENDERSON, AMES CO. 1890-PRSENT
    HIEBERGER 1890-1900
    IVES KENDRICK & CO. 1830'S
    IVES SCOTT & CO. 1830'S
    CHARLES JENNENS London (Britain) 1805-1815
    W. H. JONES 1830'S
    KELLER & FREEMAN New York 1820's?
    KENDRICK & CO. 1830'S
    R KIRBY & CO (Britain?) 1800?
    D. KLEIN & BRO 1870-1880
    LAMBERT & MAST 1850-1865
    LANE & CO. 1840'S
    WM. LANG 1850'S
    LEAVENWORTH & CO. 1830'S
    LEAVENWORTH & KENDRICK 1830'S
    THOMAS LEDSAM 1800-1850
    LEWIS & TOMES 1820-1832
    M. C. LILLEY 1870'S
    LOUD & CIE Paris (France) 1820's ?
    J. M. LITCHFIELD 1880-1895
    J. MANN 1805-1843
    A. C. MARIEN & CO. 1870-1880'S
    ROBERT MARTIN 1798-1809
    R. H. MAXWELL & CO. 1844
    T MILLER 1860'S
    W. G. MINTZER 1858-1870
    MITCHELL & TYLER 1845-1866
    S. N. MEYER 1890-1925
    M. L. & CO. 1805-1808
    I. MOORE & CO. 1800-1830
    B. PASQUALE 1890'S
    A. M. PEASLEY 1808-1825
    PETTIBONE MFG CO. 1880-1920
    WILLIAM PINCHIN 1827-1840
    ABEL PORTER & CO 1802-1811
    T. POTTS 1785-1835
    E. E. PRITCHARD 1840-1850
    R. J. & Co (Britain?) 1800?
    JACOB REEDS SONS 1880
    GILES RICHARDS 1812
    RIDABOCK & CO. 1880-1940
    CHARLES RUBENS & CO 1883-1911
    SCHUYLER HARTLEY & GRAHAM 1854-1840
    SHANNON MILLER & CRANE 1865-1892
    G. W. SIMMONS & CO. 1850-1870
    G. SMITH 1845
    WM. H. SMITH 1845
    W & R SMITH 1790-1832
    A. W. SPIES 1825-1834
    W STANLEY London (Britain) 1800?
    STEELE & JOHNSON 1858-1875
    STEELE & JOHNSON MFG CO. 1875-1920
    TOMES & MELVAIN CO. 1830'S
    TIFFANY & CO 1852-1867
    TRELON WELDON & WEILL (Paris France) 1814-1865
    U. S. BUTTON CO. 1837
    HENRY VANWART 1820-?
    WADHAMS, COE & CO. 1830'S
    WADHAMS, WEBSTER & CO. 1840'S
    WADHAMS & CO. 1847
    WAVERLY (Britain?) 1800?
    WILLIAM WALLIS (Britain) 1800-1828
    WALTON BROS 1860'S
    WANAMAKER & BROWN 1860'S
    C & J WELDON (Britain) 1851-1882
    WILSON & STELLWAGON 1868-1873
    J. H. WILSON 1873-1904
    WISE, BEILLY HYDE & CO. 1820-1830
    H WISHART 1812
    YOUNG SMITH & CO. 1830-1858
    ulations.....

  3. #3
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    Jun 2006
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    Re: sc button found

    If it says "Horstmann Bros & Co. Phil" it is not CW.


    Still a good find though.


    2014 CaneField Bandits Totals:
    1792 French 2 Sol Copper
    1813 Half Stiver King George III
    181? Cut Quarter of an 8 Reales
    1826 Two Reales
    1827 Peruvian Republic 1 Real
    1815 Ferdinand 1 Real
    1829 Cap and Rays 1 Real
    1803, 1811, 1814, and two Dateless Half Reales
    1872 Seated Half Dollar
    1876-S Seated Quarter
    SEVEN Seated Half Dimes: 1838, three 1840-O's, 1842-O, 1848-O, 1857 and one dateless half dime
    EIGHT Seated Dimes: 1838-O (No Stars), 1875, 1876-CC, Two 1876-S, Two 1887 and an 1888
    U.S.S. New Orleans Silver Pendant (1890s)
    Large New Orleans Hallmarked Silver Spoon and a monogrammed antebellum coin silver spoon
    185? Large Cent
    c.1830-40s Belgian .50 cal brass pistol barrel and frame
    Confederate Pelican Civil War Button
    1840s Convex Eagle Militia Button
    CW Eagle "I" Button
    1lb. Grape Shot
    CW Era "snake" Sword Hanger
    Blacksmith-Forged Picket Pin
    1941 Walking Liberty Half Dollar
    1893-S and 1896 Barber Quarters
    1943, 1954, and 1963-D Quarters
    1894-O and 1902-O Barber Dimes
    1945 and 1945-S Mercury Dimes
    1864-L Indian Head Cent
    186?, 1866, and a Dateless Shield Nickel
    Assorted Civil War Bullets and Musketballs
    Plantation Tokens
    Indian Head Cents, Wheats, Buffaloes, and GawGag
    OUR 2013 YEAR-END POST: http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/to...-end-post.html
    OUR 2012 YEAR END POST:
    http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/20...ml#post3120940

    Any relics, coins, or other items appearing in my finds signatures were found on PRIVATE PROPERTY with total consent and permission from the owners of said property.

  4. #4
    us
    Dec 2008
    marion nc
    6000di pro sl and xlt
    43

    Re: sc button found

    is it worth anything its in great shape on a 1-10 its a strong 7

  5. #5
    Charter Member
    CANE FIELD BANDITS and IRON BRIGADE MEMBER

    Jun 2006
    Moonlight and Magnolias
    Fisher F75, Fisher 1266-X and Tesoro Silver ÁMax
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    Honorable Mentions (1)

    Re: sc button found

    That I don't know. Being post-war it is worth much less than a SC button with a wartime backmark. Perhaps someone with a better idea of values can tell you.


    Best Wishes,



    Buckles
    2014 CaneField Bandits Totals:
    1792 French 2 Sol Copper
    1813 Half Stiver King George III
    181? Cut Quarter of an 8 Reales
    1826 Two Reales
    1827 Peruvian Republic 1 Real
    1815 Ferdinand 1 Real
    1829 Cap and Rays 1 Real
    1803, 1811, 1814, and two Dateless Half Reales
    1872 Seated Half Dollar
    1876-S Seated Quarter
    SEVEN Seated Half Dimes: 1838, three 1840-O's, 1842-O, 1848-O, 1857 and one dateless half dime
    EIGHT Seated Dimes: 1838-O (No Stars), 1875, 1876-CC, Two 1876-S, Two 1887 and an 1888
    U.S.S. New Orleans Silver Pendant (1890s)
    Large New Orleans Hallmarked Silver Spoon and a monogrammed antebellum coin silver spoon
    185? Large Cent
    c.1830-40s Belgian .50 cal brass pistol barrel and frame
    Confederate Pelican Civil War Button
    1840s Convex Eagle Militia Button
    CW Eagle "I" Button
    1lb. Grape Shot
    CW Era "snake" Sword Hanger
    Blacksmith-Forged Picket Pin
    1941 Walking Liberty Half Dollar
    1893-S and 1896 Barber Quarters
    1943, 1954, and 1963-D Quarters
    1894-O and 1902-O Barber Dimes
    1945 and 1945-S Mercury Dimes
    1864-L Indian Head Cent
    186?, 1866, and a Dateless Shield Nickel
    Assorted Civil War Bullets and Musketballs
    Plantation Tokens
    Indian Head Cents, Wheats, Buffaloes, and GawGag
    OUR 2013 YEAR-END POST: http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/to...-end-post.html
    OUR 2012 YEAR END POST:
    http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/20...ml#post3120940

    Any relics, coins, or other items appearing in my finds signatures were found on PRIVATE PROPERTY with total consent and permission from the owners of said property.

  6. #6
    us
    Dec 2008
    marion nc
    6000di pro sl and xlt
    43

    Re: sc button found

    thanks for the info it will still look good in a shadow box this is why i like this hobby one word on a button one letter on a coin and youve hit the jackpot ive got my computer woking the way it should and will try to post some pics soon

  7. #7
    Charter Member
    CANE FIELD BANDITS and IRON BRIGADE MEMBER

    Jun 2006
    Moonlight and Magnolias
    Fisher F75, Fisher 1266-X and Tesoro Silver ÁMax
    15,132
    2282 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (4)
    Honorable Mentions (1)

    Re: sc button found




    Plus, the more we learn about the types of things we're finding, the more likely we'll Realize it when we do hit it Big.



    Best Wishes,


    Buckles
    2014 CaneField Bandits Totals:
    1792 French 2 Sol Copper
    1813 Half Stiver King George III
    181? Cut Quarter of an 8 Reales
    1826 Two Reales
    1827 Peruvian Republic 1 Real
    1815 Ferdinand 1 Real
    1829 Cap and Rays 1 Real
    1803, 1811, 1814, and two Dateless Half Reales
    1872 Seated Half Dollar
    1876-S Seated Quarter
    SEVEN Seated Half Dimes: 1838, three 1840-O's, 1842-O, 1848-O, 1857 and one dateless half dime
    EIGHT Seated Dimes: 1838-O (No Stars), 1875, 1876-CC, Two 1876-S, Two 1887 and an 1888
    U.S.S. New Orleans Silver Pendant (1890s)
    Large New Orleans Hallmarked Silver Spoon and a monogrammed antebellum coin silver spoon
    185? Large Cent
    c.1830-40s Belgian .50 cal brass pistol barrel and frame
    Confederate Pelican Civil War Button
    1840s Convex Eagle Militia Button
    CW Eagle "I" Button
    1lb. Grape Shot
    CW Era "snake" Sword Hanger
    Blacksmith-Forged Picket Pin
    1941 Walking Liberty Half Dollar
    1893-S and 1896 Barber Quarters
    1943, 1954, and 1963-D Quarters
    1894-O and 1902-O Barber Dimes
    1945 and 1945-S Mercury Dimes
    1864-L Indian Head Cent
    186?, 1866, and a Dateless Shield Nickel
    Assorted Civil War Bullets and Musketballs
    Plantation Tokens
    Indian Head Cents, Wheats, Buffaloes, and GawGag
    OUR 2013 YEAR-END POST: http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/to...-end-post.html
    OUR 2012 YEAR END POST:
    http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/20...ml#post3120940

    Any relics, coins, or other items appearing in my finds signatures were found on PRIVATE PROPERTY with total consent and permission from the owners of said property.

  8. #8
    us
    May 2006
    Oahu, Hawaii
    168

    Re: sc button found

    very nice

  9. #9
    us
    Ace250man

    Jul 2004
    Shelbyville or any yard where the owner will let me detect!
    ace 250
    20,001
    80 times
    Metal Detecting
    Banner Finds (1)

    Re: sc button found

    sounds like a nice button !
    ALLEN

 

 

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