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  1. #1
    us
    Jun 2008
    eastern shore MD.
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    first button ?

    this is the first button we found.

    does anyone know what it is from??

    http://i622.photobucket.com/albums/t...ear/button.jpg

  2. #2
    us
    Jun 2008
    eastern shore MD.
    Garrett
    140
    5 times

    Re: first button ?

    thanks for the link . i need to clean the back up a little. then ill post what it is .



    i tried to clean it with a tooth brush and water but dont see anything on the back.. anyone know a safe way to clean it better or should i just leave it alone.

  3. #3

    Re: first button ?

    Quote Originally Posted by kawalabear
    thanks for the link . i need to clean the back up a little. then ill post what it is .



    i tried to clean it with a tooth brush and water but dont see anything on the back.. anyone know a safe way to clean it better or should i just leave it alone.
    http://forum.treasurenet.com/index.p...,165857.0.html
    Heres BBs way of cleaning buttons
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  4. #4
    us
    Jun 2008
    eastern shore MD.
    Garrett
    140
    5 times

    Re: first button ?

    after cleaning i found these letters on the back


    gn noattle oro? masscd

    thats what i found so far

  5. #5
    us
    Jun 2008
    eastern shore MD.
    Garrett
    140
    5 times

    Re: first button ?

    after looking at the id button link i think it may be

    D evans&co. no.attleboro.mass button

    still need to match a few letters but that looks the closest.

  6. #6
    us
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    Dec 2004
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    Re: first button ?

    Quote Originally Posted by kawalabear
    after looking at the id button link i think it may be

    D evans&co. no.attleboro.mass button

    still need to match a few letters but that looks the closest.
    I believe that button backmark was used from 1902-1945. Click image for larger version. 

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  7. #7
    us
    Jun 2008
    eastern shore MD.
    Garrett
    140
    5 times

    Re: first button ?

    yea thats what is was. very cool , thanks for all the help !

 

 

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