May 18, 2012, 09:45 AM
I found this along a river bank in Mass, not far from an old mill foundation. Crude badge I think with a skull and cross bones possibly? Any ideas what this is and what the symbol represents? Thank you
May 18, 2012 09:45 AM
May 18, 2012, 10:14 AM
It does look like skull & bones. Too crude for the Yale crowd. Maybe a local secret society?
What does the back look like? Was it a lapel pin?
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May 18, 2012, 10:32 AM
Smooth back, was not a button or pin....people in the area I showed it to have the same thoughts as you...some sort of society. Thanks for commenting.
May 18, 2012, 10:46 AM
Reminds me of a thesbian mask.
May 18, 2012, 11:55 AM
Have you checked it out closely under a good magnifying glass to make sure it is whole as pictured? Definitely no signs of rust from a pin on the back, or any evidence of a loop being broken off the top or anything? Can we get a photo without the added interpretation by you on it? I can see what your referring to but it is a little blurry when I expand the photo.
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May 18, 2012, 12:04 PM
It's there,you just gotta look for it!
Early gang member? Cool find regardless mate! God Bless Chris