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  1. #1
    us
    Dec 2006
    Colonial Virginia
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    NEW YORK EXCELSIOR CUFF BUTTON, TOASTED FATTY, FLAT BUTTONS...

    Got out on this kick-ass Friday. Started at 7am and was wearing a t-shirt....no coat!! I was actually sweating by 9. My first target was the toasted fatty followed by the buckle frame. Worked my way around the field and found the flat buttons really close together. The one flat button has a lot of gilt left on the back and also has a cool back mark that I've never seen before. This field has been really good to me over the years but the finds are getting slimmer and slimmer. The last target of the day was the New York cuff button. This is the 3rd New York button I've found at this field. The strange thing was, it was found less than a foot from another person's sloppy hole (I understand it's a farm field but you still need to fill your holes properly )

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  2. #2
    us
    Jul 2006
    Shelbyville, Tn.
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    Re: NEW YORK EXCELSIOR CUFF BUTTON, TOASTED FATTY, FLAT BUTTONS...

    Garrett "Except For Ending Slavery, Fascism, Nazism and Communism, WAR has Never Solved Anything."

  3. #3
    lost hunter

    Re: NEW YORK EXCELSIOR CUFF BUTTON, TOASTED FATTY, FLAT BUTTONS...


  4. #4
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    Re: NEW YORK EXCELSIOR CUFF BUTTON, TOASTED FATTY, FLAT BUTTONS...

    interesting button...congrats !
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  5. #5
    us
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    Re: NEW YORK EXCELSIOR CUFF BUTTON, TOASTED FATTY, FLAT BUTTONS...

    Very nice! My first button ever was a NY cuff..
    "Its a lot better for em to ask ya how ya doin than whatcha doin" -Tom Dickey

  6. #6
    us
    Dec 2006
    Colonial Virginia
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    Re: NEW YORK EXCELSIOR CUFF BUTTON, TOASTED FATTY, FLAT BUTTONS...

    Quote Originally Posted by CSA2K
    Very nice! My first button ever was a NY cuff..
    Of the small union buttons, it's one of my favorite looking. The Maine state seal staff button is my favorite.

  7. #7
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    Re: NEW YORK EXCELSIOR CUFF BUTTON, TOASTED FATTY, FLAT BUTTONS...

    Alright, good job Joey, now you're getting into that Civil War stuff. Very Nice NY Cuff buddy!



  8. #8

    Re: NEW YORK EXCELSIOR CUFF BUTTON, TOASTED FATTY, FLAT BUTTONS...

    It was definitely a great day to be out swinging, and even better if you can make a few finds. Love that backmark on the flat button. And the NY is nice too. Good hunt!
    TOTAL COLONIAL SILVER COINS DUG: 181
    - Hammered silver coins (pre-1640): 22 (including 8 from the 1500s)
    - Spanish cobs: 20
    - Cut silver pieces: 83
    - Other whole colonial silver coins: 53
    - Colonial silver counterfeits: 3
    OLDEST COLONIAL SILVER COIN DUG: 1563 Elizabeth I sixpence
    MOST RARE AND VALUABLE COLONIAL SILVER COIN DUG: 1659 Lord Baltimore sixpence

    NOTABLE COLONIAL COPPER COINS/JETTONS/TOKENS DUG:
    - 1580s Hans Krauwinkel jettons (3 dug)
    - 1600s Half penny trade token
    - 1650-75 Edward Jarvis "The George" tavern penny token (London)
    - 1675 Charles II farthing
    - 1677-79 Charles II bawbee sixpence
    - 1694 W&M halfpenny (2 dug)
    - 1795 Liberty cap cent
    - 1797 & 1803 Draped bust LCs
    - 1811 Half cent (rare date)
    - 1700s KG coppers (20-25 dug)
    - 1773 Va halfpennies (42-45 dug)
    - 1786 German 1 pfennig
    - 1700s French copper

    ** All of these coins were dug at numerous colonial sites in southeast Virginia after securing property owner permission.

  9. #9

    Jan 2007
    Northern Middle Tennessee
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    Re: NEW YORK EXCELSIOR CUFF BUTTON, TOASTED FATTY, FLAT BUTTONS...

    Like that NY button joey!! WTG, Quindy.
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  10. #10
    us
    Sep 2010
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    Re: NEW YORK EXCELSIOR CUFF BUTTON, TOASTED FATTY, FLAT BUTTONS...

    Very nice button finds...

  11. #11
    us
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    Dec 2010
    Rhode Island
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    Re: NEW YORK EXCELSIOR CUFF BUTTON, TOASTED FATTY, FLAT BUTTONS...

    Sweet button


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  12. #12
    us
    Oct 2011
    penn state
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    Re: NEW YORK EXCELSIOR CUFF BUTTON, TOASTED FATTY, FLAT BUTTONS...

    nice finds,, the church i was at looked like gogher holes from someone, i did my best to fix them

 

 

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