Post By doublet2a
May 29, 2012, 05:38 PM
Rice Plantation Find
I went back to the same spot where i found the other piece i posted and found this button, please help identify the era if possible.
May 29, 2012, 06:43 PM
Looks to be a US Army rosette used on leather gear. A picture of that back would be helpful in solving this.
May 29, 2012, 08:20 PM
Old, Fat, and Ugly. Not necessarily in that order
May 29, 2012, 09:30 PM
back of the button
Here is the picture of the back i hope it helps.
May 29, 2012, 10:11 PM
I'm still leaning towards it being a US Army rosette.
Last edited by ffuries; May 29, 2012 at 10:15 PM.
TSgt, USAF Retired
May 29, 2012, 10:28 PM
So is this a recent Rosette or we talking WWI?
May 29, 2012, 10:30 PM
I think we are looking at pre WWI.
May 29, 2012, 11:13 PM
As usual, Ffuries is right about US Military insignia... it is a US Army horsegear rosette. As the photo shows, this one had an iron-sheetmetal back that is rusted out. Being the ironback type, it is from the Indian Wars era to Spanish-American War era.
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