May 13, 2012, 02:58 PM
Early one piece button with thread still attached
Hey guys, I found this button yesterday on a colonial site i am screening/detecting. I just think it is so cool to see the original fabric still intact after so long in the ground.
May 13, 2012, 03:29 PM
May 13, 2012, 03:30 PM
Wow!! Way cool!!
Originally Posted by tokens70
May 13, 2012, 03:32 PM
Thanks guys & thanks for looking
May 13, 2012, 03:48 PM
May 13, 2012, 06:18 PM
I love to find those as well. It really personalizes them.
May 13, 2012, 06:26 PM
USMC Semper Fi
Very nice just be glad it wasn't attached to the coat with someone still in it.
Cleaning up America and getting rich, one pop-top and penny at a time.
May 13, 2012, 06:54 PM
Nice design on the front too. You do have to wonder as to how strong thread was back then, especially with the number of colonial buttons found lately....
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May 13, 2012, 07:42 PM
My Find of a Lifetime!
It doesn't happen often, but I have had it a few times in the well drained soils around here.
May 14, 2012, 01:00 PM
I agree, it does really put a person touch on them Thanks again for all the comments & the views everyone I will be posting pics of more relics from this site soon
May 14, 2012, 06:35 PM
May 14, 2012, 08:51 PM
If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin."
May 14, 2012, 08:53 PM
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I think that part of the reason these fibers survive occasionally is that they were likely made of hemp instead of cotton.
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1813 Half Stiver King George III
181? Cut Quarter of an 8 Reales
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1815 Ferdinand 1 Real
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Large New Orleans Hallmarked Silver Spoon and a monogrammed antebellum coin silver spoon
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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
1896 Barber Quarter
1943, 1954, and 1963-D Quarters
1894-O and 1902-O Barber Dimes
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1864-L Indian Head Cent
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