Post By Iron Patch
Oct 19, 2012, 05:05 AM
Oct 19, 2012, 10:00 AM
Based on the "blob" in the center of the back, I would say this was a button that someone made into a pendant.
The ship is similar to the mid 20th C British Half-Penny.
You cannot remove people, items, or events from their historical perspective and make any sort of rational judgment or draw any reasonable conclusions about them.
Oct 19, 2012, 02:49 PM
That's an odd size, and considering the corrosion in the middle, and what's probably the word "GILT" on the back, I think you have a button... but that's a bit more interesting than most ship coins/tokens, at least to me.
Last edited by Iron Patch; Oct 19, 2012 at 02:51 PM.
Oct 19, 2012, 02:55 PM
Originally Posted by DCMatt
That's funny, I actually read your post and not a word sunk in because I didn't even realize I was basically saying the same thing.... So I guess you can call that a consensus, at least of two. I had to say that because it's a bit of a pet peeve of mine when someone gives the right answer, and then the next guy says the same thing, as if he's finally there to save the day.
Oct 19, 2012, 03:08 PM
me too!!I often dont read all the four pages of replies,so I apologize if I have done that to you.....I hate it,or when you positively ID something and the next guy keeps going with outlandish "could its"
Originally Posted by Iron Patch
M.X.T , Tesoro Tejon
"A pen in the hand of this president is far more dangerous than a gun in the hands of 200 million law-abiding citizens."
Oct 19, 2012, 04:06 PM
Originally Posted by kuger
No, the times that irk me a little are the ones where there's very few replies and the person answering is someone that I didn't expect was going to know because the ID was kind of out of left field... or more obvious... wrong, not close, and they agree! So I kinda shake my head a little. It's not like it happens every day, or even every week, but after I posted reading the reply again it reminded me of times like that but as we both know it's easy to focus on the first post and not take on much while skimming through the rest.
Oct 19, 2012, 10:26 PM
Thanks for the input. It defiantly says GKL on the back, not GLIT. I must of looked at thousands of different buttons/tokens and coins to try and match it. Perhaps I will never know.
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