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    North Carolina Relvolutionary Button

    I found a North Carolina 3rd Regiment Revolutionary Button, At first when I dug it up, It look like it had a VC,
    I try to look it up on my phone but when I look at the button again, then I realize it was a N not a V, lol.
    The rusty bell is a cool find for me as well and some other stuff..

    North Carolina 3rd Regiment Revolutionary Button. Front and back.
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    Rusty Bell.
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    Wow that`s got to be one rare button congrats on a great find ....another banner button IMO !
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    that is an awesome button
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    Fantastic find you made!
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    That is a super find!
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    All nice finds! I just found sq. shank tack like the top 4 & am wondering what they were used for?
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    That's a good site your on. That's all rev war period stuff there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Damnails View Post
    All nice finds! I just found sq. shank tack like the top 4 & am wondering what they were used for?
    I have no idea, I found more at the site just didn't take photo of them all..
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    Awesome button! Wow.

    Congrats sir.

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    Maybe others will enlighten us as to what rnd head tacks were used for.
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    Great finds, love the NC button ! I'm thinking they are furniture tacks, I once found the remains of a early 1800s seat from a horse and bugy with tacks like those. Name:  thJJSPI6MV tacks.jpg
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    Terrific find! Nice going.
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    Quote Originally Posted by digging440yrs View Post
    Great finds, love the NC button ! I'm thinking they are furniture tacks, I once found the remains of a early 1800s seat from a horse bugy with tacks like those. Name:  thJJSPI6MV tacks.jpg
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    I thought of upholstery tacks also & the site I found one there was colonial era stuff found there also. I suppose the could have been on saddles too.?
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    Love that button!
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