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    Jul 2005
    King William III Copper (1695-1703) Mid-Hudson Valley, NY
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    Pretty BUTTON ID Needed

    Button found in the lawn of an 1830's estate in upstate New York. Button diameter 7/8". Anyone have any suggestions on ID or uniqueness or age? The only discernible word on the back is "SUPERB"

    Thanks so much!!

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  2. #2
    Mid 1800's Civilian flower button .. imperial Standard backmark probably said Extra Superb
    “It is best as one grows older to strip oneself of possessions, to shed oneself downward like a tree, to be almost wholly earth before one dies.”

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    Beautiful find!

    Here is an awesome resource/reference if you ever find any George Washington Inaugural buttons

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    Mid-late 19th C

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  5. #5

    Jul 2005
    King William III Copper (1695-1703) Mid-Hudson Valley, NY
    Minelab Explorer II
    75 times
    thanks all!



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