I found this possible Gun port hatch/door. It was pretty corroded. I have soaked and tapped it gently to reveal the initials (R W.) And at the bottom (No. 3) the markings are on the back.
I broke the corner off but I have all of the pieces.
It is 9” tall x 8” wide. It looks just...
Just found this in an area where I found a 1723 Halfpenny, two identical Pewter buttons, two early
1800 buttons and other iron. I have cleaned this pretty much down to the iron finish. Took pictures just after final white wine vinegar bath. Please let me know what you think. It is...
Wow. That’s a lot of good info. Thank you. I did find my Dandy Button About 15 yards away from this Button. About another 20 yards away from where, in March, I found a 1865 2 cent piece. So your date seems very possible.
I just found another button at my current dig location. I think it is Civil War era. “ Extra Treble Stand”. Is what I think it says on the back. It is magnetic. So not silver,gold or copper.
Does anyone know what time period This would be from?