Early militia or patriotic button?
Welcome guest, is this your first visit?
Member
Discoveries
 
Results 1 to 11 of 11
Like Tree31Likes
  • 7 Post By Gregg3131
  • 4 Post By Kray Gelder
  • 2 Post By A2coins
  • 8 Post By ffuries
  • 3 Post By Gregg3131
  • 2 Post By TheCannonballGuy
  • 4 Post By ffuries
  • 1 Post By Gene Mean

Thread: Early militia or patriotic button?

« Prev Thread | Next Thread »
  1. #1
    us
    May 2015
    Richmond,Va
    Teknetics T2 Limited Edition
    540
    2732 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (4)

    Early militia or patriotic button?

    Found this beautiful button at 1800 house site. Would this be military or possibly a Jacksonian patriotic button?
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	20190905_171110.jpg 
Views:	21 
Size:	2.66 MB 
ID:	1750061   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	20190905_170301.jpg 
Views:	15 
Size:	2.55 MB 
ID:	1750062   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	20190905_144937.jpg 
Views:	14 
Size:	2.00 MB 
ID:	1750063  

  2. #2
    Charter Member
    us
    papa

    Feb 2017
    Georgetown, SC
    Fisher F75
    3,596
    6786 times
    Metal Detecting
    Looks like American Navy officer's button, 1810's to 1830's, but the stars are missing. The ones I have seen are surrounded by 13 stars.


    "And so the population was gradually led into the demoralising temptations of arcades, baths, and sumptuous banquets. The unsuspecting Britons spoke of such novelties as 'civilisation', when in fact they were only a feature of their enslavement." Tacitus, Roman Senator and Historian, written AD 98.

  3. #3
    Charter Member
    us
    Tommy

    Dec 2015
    Ann Arbor
    Equinox 800
    23,362
    29685 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (2)
    Wow that looks old never seen one like that hope its a rare one..
    creskol and Joe-Dirt like this.

    Approved TreasureNet Stickers

    .:: $3.00 for 11" X 3" Bumper Sticker ::.
    .:: $2.25 for 1" x 4" Detector Sticker ::.
    (Free Shipping)


    SEE: TreasureNet Bumper Stickers

  4. #4
    us
    Spec-Ops: We Own The Night

    Feb 2009
    Panama City Florida
    1,032
    1284 times
    Military History, Militaria, and Military Surplus Weapons & Anything Military Related
    Could it be one of these......

    One-Piece Militia Coat Button
    Mike
    TSgt USAF Retired
    Jan 86 - Sept 08
    Aircrew Life Support
    "Your Life Is Our Business"
    (122X0, 1T1X1, 1P0X1)
    NRA Life Member

  5. #5
    us
    May 2015
    Richmond,Va
    Teknetics T2 Limited Edition
    540
    2732 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (4)
    Quote Originally Posted by ffuries View Post
    Could it be one of these......

    One-Piece Militia Coat Button
    Looks like a match, Thanks . Cannonball do you agree?
    creskol, Joe-Dirt and Kray Gelder like this.

  6. #6
    Educator

    Feb 2006
    Occupied CSA (Richmond VA)
    White's 6000, Nautilus DMC-1, Minelab
    5,642
    8435 times
    Relic Hunting
    Gregg3131 wrote:
    > Looks like a match, Thanks . Cannonball do you agree?

    My name appears among those who gave Ffuries answer a Like. So yes, I agree with his identification of your button.
    Last edited by TheCannonballGuy; Sep 07, 2019 at 04:32 AM. Reason: Typo-error correction.
    Joe-Dirt and ANTIQUARIAN like this.
    "Let The Christ be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out."

  7. #7
    us
    Spec-Ops: We Own The Night

    Feb 2009
    Panama City Florida
    1,032
    1284 times
    Military History, Militaria, and Military Surplus Weapons & Anything Military Related
    Quote Originally Posted by TheCannonballGuy View Post
    Gregg3131 wrote:
    >
    Looks like a match, Thanks . Cannonball do you agree?

    My name appears among those who gave Ffuries answer a Like. So yes, I agree with his identification of your button.
    Yeah, but your word is pretty much the gold standard on certain topics around here. I might have pointed in the right direction, but you're the final answer.

    Alex I'll take CBGs answers for $200.00
    Last edited by ffuries; Sep 06, 2019 at 09:55 PM.
    Mike
    TSgt USAF Retired
    Jan 86 - Sept 08
    Aircrew Life Support
    "Your Life Is Our Business"
    (122X0, 1T1X1, 1P0X1)
    NRA Life Member

  8. #8
    us
    Dec 2016
    Central NJ
    Garrett ACE 350 Equinox 800
    558
    1208 times
    Relic Hunting
    Real nice button! Great ID.
    Joe-Dirt likes this.

  9. #9
    Charter Member
    us
    Bob

    Jan 2018
    Central Massachusetts
    Minelab Equinox 600, AT max, AT pro, 8 coils, 2 Garrett carrots, 2 trash barrels (full) and some dull shovels.
    2,035
    4447 times
    Coin shooting
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    Awesome find!!
    “I was a kid once, but I wasn’t very good at it”

  10. #10
    ca
    Detect everyday like it's the last day of the season!

    Apr 2010
    Upper Canada (Southern Ontario)
    XP Deus 5.2 Lesche - Piranha 35 Shovel 'Garrett Carrot' AT - Pointer
    7,452
    6487 times
    Relic Hunting
    Banner Finds (1)
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    Great looking button find!
    Even sweeter now that you have a positive I.D.

    Dave
    “I won't be wronged. I won't be insulted. I won't be laid a-hand on. I don't do these things to other people, and I require the same from them.”
    “Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.”
    “Life's hard. It's even harder when you're stupid.”
    ― John Wayne

  11. #11
    us
    May 2019
    Flawda
    Garrett AT Pro, Bounty Hunter Tracker IV
    570
    1281 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    That's a beautiful style! Congrats!

 

 

Home | Forum | Active Topics | What's New

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Similar Threads

  1. Early militia button?
    By Gregg3131 in forum What Is It?
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: Jan 23, 2019, 02:30 PM
  2. Early militia button?
    By Aureus in forum What Is It?
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: May 14, 2018, 09:18 PM
  3. Early militia button?
    By HAPPYCAMPER in forum What Is It?
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: Oct 18, 2016, 06:50 PM
  4. Early 1800s Patriotic button (I think) and a 1918 Merc
    By treblehunter in forum Today's Finds!
    Replies: 55
    Last Post: Jan 21, 2016, 02:26 PM
  5. Patriotic Jacksonian Button and Early Relics
    By Kirk PA in forum Today's Finds!
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: Apr 26, 2015, 08:02 PM
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.3.0