military button

  1. Irish Volunteers of Charleston RARE one piece button

    Dug a rare one in South Carolina this weekend - “Irish Volunteers of Charleston” one piece button with Earl & Lee New York backmark. A very Special thanks to Butch Holcombe, publisher of American Digger Magazine who helped me identify this button! Also a Very Special Thank you to Clyde & Kandi...
  2. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Any ideas with this military cuff button?

    Hi all, found this metal detecting the other day with my uncle and was hoping someone could tell me more about it. We haven’t been able to find much on it. I’m guessing it’s maybe 1830-50s but I really have no idea. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks, GL&HH
  3. 1812 Royal Marines officer button

    Found this awesome button, 1812 Royal Marines officer button.
  4. Haitian Military Button

    I found this 1 pc military button with shank today that has “Republique D’Haiti” and a cannon on it, but I can’t find ANY matches... Was 8” deep in a field with history dating to the 1600’s. I’m assuming it dates from the 1820-1850’s but I need Help!?!
  5. The Lange & Walsh MFG. Co. military button?

    I googled the type on the back of this button to no avail. Any idea as to era? I’m thinking WWII, but I found a WWI military button in the same area of Wisconsin woods just yesterday.
  6. Two IHC’s and Barber dime in the same hole! Also Merc and military buttons.

    Today I went out to a local park for a few hours of detecting. Second day in a row that I have been able to hunt in quite a while. Also, second day in a row that I have found two silvers! My first silver was a 1943 Mercury dime! I initially had a tough time pinpointing it, but eventually I saw...
  7. Need help identifying military style button!

    Hey so I found this U.S. uniform button metal detecting around the house. I was wondering if anyone knew what kind of uniform it comes from? The eagle doesnt have a shield and has a crown above its head. Please help! Also there is no writing on the back because it rusted out.
  8. Stokes and Sons Military Button can’t find a similar one.

    Found a wee button in my mums coin collection, would love to know more about it, have searched the internet and found the name Stokes and Sons which is written on the back of the button, but I can’t find a similar button so I can learn more about it, like what country it belongs to, era, war...
  9. Curbing

    I got out for a couple of hours yesterday trying to beat the cold and did some more yatd and curb hunting. First I started on a patch of grass that I had skipped a couple of days prior where the old house had recently been demolished and I found the Great Seal button by the curb. My second...
  10. Trying to Identify Waterbury Conn Button Eagle Southern Cross?

    Found a bag full of buttons. Waterbury Button Co. Conn I thought they were brass military buttons, but I'm not having any luck finding them. Eagle with branch in center and what appears to be a modified southern cross behind. Looks like enough buttons for a coat. Thanks!
  11. Military button ID needed...

    I don't even know where to begin getting an id on buttons, so I'm asking for help. Found this button today in Vermont. It's coat size, has an eagle sitting on a shield. On the shield there appears to be a bomb with wings? Not sure on that tho. Here's what I can make out on the back..."L & R...
  12. Help ID crooked sabre swords button

    Dug this on a old military ammunition depot. Dates back to early 1900's and possibly older. In the shield under the sabers is the number 8. Thanks for any help.
  13. 1850's and Later Central Virginia Finds!

    Finally got that new metal detector! House site dated mid 1850's 1930's. Just of few of the treasures unearthed![
  14. Need help with old Navy or Marine button

    Found this in the oldest park in town, would like to know it's age and any other history if possible. Haven't found any like this with the extra feathers on the back of the head. Any help is greatly appreciate. Thank you in advance P.S. back is shot and missing but it looks thicker than most...
  15. I need help

    Can someone please tell me wat this is and maybe what it might be worth thanks in advance Image - TinyPic - Free Image Hosting, Photo Sharing & Video Hosting
  16. Newfoundland Regiment Button

    Dug up this Newfoundland Regiment button. That's a first for me! :icon_thumright:
  17. Found on “Button Island"

    Would you help me to identify any or all of the buttons found at the site of a former shoddy woolen mill? Would be much appreciated. I’m a newbie to this site. Here’s hoping the photo attaches. :-)
  18. ✅ SOLVED Reproduction Buttons? ID Help needed

    I don't know why but when I hold these I get the sense that they are not as old as they look. They seem to be made out of copper. Back is stamped "D. Evans & Co No Attleboro Mass" Can anyone help date these for me. Any info is appreciated. Thanks!
  19. Military button?

    I think I found a military button today. Any info would be appreciated