Can anyone please help identify this old button?
Welcome guest, is this your first visit?
Member
Discoveries
 
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 19
Like Tree32Likes

Thread: Can anyone please help identify this old button?

« Prev Thread | Next Thread »
  1. #1

    Feb 2020
    9
    12 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Can anyone please help identify this old button?

    Can anyone help identify this old button? Found about 10" down in a field in RI. Thank you!Attachment 1800473Attachment 1800473Click image for larger version. 

Name:	20477.jpeg 
Views:	31 
Size:	325.5 KB 
ID:	1800474
    Gene Mean and A2coins like this.

  2. #2
    us
    Oct 2006
    Herndon Virginia
    Minelab Equinox 600, EX II, & Musketeer, White's Classic
    8,729
    9106 times
    Metal Detecting
    We need to see the back to do a proper ID.
    A2coins likes this.
    "It's a long time between drinks."
    Attributed to John Motley Morehead
    Governor - North Carolina - 1843

  3. #3
    Charter Member
    us
    Watch For Motorcycles

    Dec 2009
    St. Charles County, Missouri
    Garrett AT Pro, Tesoro Vaquero, Bounty Hunter Land Star, Teknetics Delta 4000, Garrett Carrot
    2,547
    2343 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Possibly an old livery button
    A2coins, DCMatt and CRUSADER like this.
    Watch for Motorcycles

  4. #4

    Feb 2020
    9
    12 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	20478.jpeg 
Views:	43 
Size:	378.4 KB 
ID:	1800475 heres the back.
    A2coins likes this.

  5. #5
    us
    Oct 2006
    Herndon Virginia
    Minelab Equinox 600, EX II, & Musketeer, White's Classic
    8,729
    9106 times
    Metal Detecting
    Quote Originally Posted by GopherDaGold View Post
    Possibly an old livery button
    Agree. It looks like a livery button. I believe the crown is an Earl's crown. Not too sure about the image below. It's a little blurry. Maybe a woman holding a giant waffle?
    "It's a long time between drinks."
    Attributed to John Motley Morehead
    Governor - North Carolina - 1843

  6. #6
    us
    Oct 2006
    Herndon Virginia
    Minelab Equinox 600, EX II, & Musketeer, White's Classic
    8,729
    9106 times
    Metal Detecting
    Any idea what the letters are on the back? I can sort of see "& SON" at the top. Also the letter N followed by an O? If we can get a few more letters maybe we can figure it out.
    Yankeegirl21 and A2coins like this.
    "It's a long time between drinks."
    Attributed to John Motley Morehead
    Governor - North Carolina - 1843

  7. #7

    Feb 2020
    9
    12 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Below the crown, could that be a crest or shield with a rose at the top? Click image for larger version. 

Name:	20477.jpeg 
Views:	34 
Size:	325.5 KB 
ID:	1800476
    A2coins likes this.

  8. #8
    gb
    Dec 2019
    Surrey
    331
    882 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Quote Originally Posted by DCMatt View Post
    Agree. It looks like a livery button. I believe the crown is an Earl's crown. Not too sure about the image below. It's a little blurry. Maybe a woman holding a giant waffle?
    Below is a portcullis, but I'm not sure what's sitting on top of it. A crowned portcullis has been used by some British regiments, Government bodies and as the British Houses of Parliament insignia since the early 1900s, but you won't ever see it represented like that, or with that crown. It's a (non-British) Count/Baron's coronet. It is, as said, just a bit of fantasy heraldry intended to look impressive.

  9. #9
    us
    Oct 2006
    Herndon Virginia
    Minelab Equinox 600, EX II, & Musketeer, White's Classic
    8,729
    9106 times
    Metal Detecting
    Quote Originally Posted by Red-Coat View Post
    Below is a portcullis, but I'm not sure what's sitting on top of it. A crowned portcullis has been used by some British regiments, Government bodies and as the British Houses of Parliament insignia since the early 1900s, but you won't ever see it represented like that, or with that crown. It's a (non-British) Count/Baron's coronet. It is, as said, just a bit of fantasy heraldry intended to look impressive.

    Yes. I see the chains on the sides now.

    I'd like to see a focused picture. It still looks like a woman holding a portcullis to me...

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	il_570xN.1451362303_m5mu.jpg 
Views:	18 
Size:	51.9 KB 
ID:	1800477
    Red-Coat and Yankeegirl21 like this.
    "It's a long time between drinks."
    Attributed to John Motley Morehead
    Governor - North Carolina - 1843

  10. #10

    Feb 2020
    9
    12 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    "Something" & Sons above loop then "London" below the loop
    DCMatt likes this.

  11. #11
    gb
    Dec 2019
    Surrey
    331
    882 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Quote Originally Posted by DCMatt View Post
    Yes. I see the chains on the sides now.

    I'd like to see a focused picture. It still looks like a woman holding a portcullis to me...
    Yes it does, doesn't it? Especially what looks like a pair of boobs resting on it. Some possible variation on the Ogilvy crest?

    Name:  Ogilvy.jpg
Views: 123
Size:  12.5 KB

    "Clan Ogilvy Crest: A lady affrontée from the middle upward in Azure vestments richly attired holding a portcullis Gules. Motto: A FIN. Badge: whitethorn, hawthorn or evergreen alkanet"
    DCMatt likes this.

  12. #12
    us
    Ben from NH, the Z means nothing

    Dec 2004
    Brentwood, NH
    White's Classic SL White's Surf P.I.
    6,692
    6270 times
    With the description above, now I want it to be a waffle for some reason
    DCMatt likes this.
    Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain

  13. #13
    us
    Oct 2006
    Herndon Virginia
    Minelab Equinox 600, EX II, & Musketeer, White's Classic
    8,729
    9106 times
    Metal Detecting
    Quote Originally Posted by nhbenz View Post
    With the description above, now I want it to be a waffle for some reason
    Here it is. You can see her "waffles" through the portcullis.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	ogilvy clan.JPG 
Views:	18 
Size:	146.5 KB 
ID:	1800496
    Yankeegirl21, Red-Coat and Spats like this.
    "It's a long time between drinks."
    Attributed to John Motley Morehead
    Governor - North Carolina - 1843

  14. #14
    Charter Member
    us
    Feb 2016
    Statesville, NC
    XP Deus (May2015) and Equinox 800 (March2019)
    102
    120 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    A real bute! Nice.
    Yankeegirl21 likes this.

  15. #15
    Circa 1860s Livery Button
    TOO BUSY TO DETECT,YOU'RE TOO BUSY!!!

    'Time isn't money it's finds, unless your finds are money' 08/12/17
    'No good comes from thinking about how much time we waste detecting, as wasted time is good soul time' 25/06/08
    A real man thinks about detecting every 6 seconds.
    'They look over their shoulder, I look to the ground' 30/09/12
    We can not understand ourselves unless we understand our HISTORY.
    I open my prezzies out of lumps of mud. 02/10/19
    PMA:Positive MetalDetecting Attitude.
    ONE LIFE - DETECT IT

 

 
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

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. Button. just can't 100% identify it
    By Panzer69 in forum What Is It?
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: Dec 08, 2019, 11:52 AM
  2. Who can identify this button plz?
    By Gareth1982 in forum Today's Finds!
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: Aug 28, 2017, 02:34 PM
  3. Help Identify a button
    By iiweeldman in forum Buttons
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: Jun 27, 2012, 06:53 AM
  4. Cant identify this button.
    By kglong in forum What Is It?
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: May 31, 2007, 03:32 PM
  5. Button ,Button ,Who has the Button? Identify Site
    By Gypsy Heart in forum Collectibles
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: Jan 14, 2006, 09:01 AM
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.3.0