May 13, 2012, 01:58 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, 02:29 PM
May 13, 2012, 02:30 PM
Wow!! Way cool!!
Originally Posted by tokens70
May 13, 2012, 02:32 PM
Thanks guys & thanks for looking
May 13, 2012, 02:48 PM
May 13, 2012, 05:18 PM
I love to find those as well. It really personalizes them.
May 13, 2012, 05:26 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, 05:54 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, 06:42 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, 12:00 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, 05:35 PM
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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."
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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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