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Thread: Here is a cool button I dug in October of last year, Wayne's Legion.

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  1. #1

    Jul 2012
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    President Washington's first Army Uniform Button, "Wayne's Legion."

    Wayne's Legion was the first Army raised by our first President, George Washington.

    It was raised to protect the settlers on the Frontier of our new Country.

    They are normally found in so-so condition, but this one is a beauty!!
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    Dec 2006
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    Holy Moly that is fantastic!

  3. #3
    Jun 2011
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    wow that is beautiful. no doubt very rare and valuable too. I vote banner.

  4. #4
    That is a rare combination of condition & rarity

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  5. #5
    Sep 2009
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    What a beauty.
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  6. #6
    Jun 2011
    Southwest Georgia
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    Very nice! Congradulations on that button.

  7. #7
    Oct 2006
    Wartburg, Tennessee, U.S.A.
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    That's a very nice one. Great condition too. You did very well.

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  8. #8
    Mar 2009
    Central Kentucky
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    I too think its rare. Great find!

  9. #9
    Jan 2011
    Whites MXT, E Trac, Garrett Pro Pinpointer
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    Amazing, simply Amazing.......HH

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  10. #10
    real pirate

    May 2011
    NE Ohio
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  11. #11

    Jul 2012
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    Thank you for the great compliments!!!

  12. #12

    Jul 2010
    14 times
    Beautiful button! Looks pewter and in fantastic condition. Great historical find, HH

  13. #13
    Feb 2012
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    Great button

  14. #14
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    Jun 2006
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    Good God, you don't see those every day!

    BANNER find, for sure!
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  15. #15
    Jul 2012
    San Antonio, Texas
    Garrett 250
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    Research and occasional field work
    True American history that belongs in a museum. Hope it ends up there.
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