🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Button Help

Copper John

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Oct 3, 2021
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Hello All,

After my first year of hunting, these are my "coolest" buttons with enough markings to research. If you are familiar w/ any of these characters please let me know. Colonial?

Thanks!
 

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Welcome to Tnet.

Only took a quick look since I'm in the UK and it's way past bedtime but I think #4 in that group can be narrowly dated. With a bit of enhancement to your pic, it looks to be a relatively uncommon backmark for W.H. JONES & CO:

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The company was an offshoot from the R & W Robinson business of Attleboro, Massachusetts who used various backmarks between 1812 and the 1840's. I believe the specific backmark for Jones is listed in Albert's button book as "1830s", but I think was only in operation as a separate standalone business from 1835-1840.
 
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