Buttons from the homestead

Cuda74

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Got out today on the homestead and among the junk, found these three buttons.
Isn't it great what you can find on the internet to figure things out.

Bulls Eye 1.jpg Bulls Eye 2.jpg Bulls eye Overalls.jpg
Bulls Eye Overalls Button

Button - Unkwn.jpg Button 2.jpg
Unknown - small ridgelike pattern

French Livery Repro.jpg French Livery 2.jpg French Livery button - Real.jpg
A reproduction of a French Livery Button (first two pictures) denoting a Duke, a real 17th century button (last photo) appears to be brass.
I couldn't find the repro on-line, maybe someone knows where it came from.
 
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Hunk-a-lead

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Got out today on the homestead and among the junk, found these three buttons.
Isn't it great what you can find on the internet to figure things out.

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Bulls Eye Overalls Button

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Unknown - small ridgelike pattern

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A reproduction of a French Livery Button (first two pictures) denoting a Duke, a real 17th century button (last photo) appears to be brass.
I couldn't find the repro on-line, maybe someone knows where it came from.
great saves and thanks for posting
 

Digger RJ

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Got out today on the homestead and among the junk, found these three buttons.
Isn't it great what you can find on the internet to figure things out.

View attachment 2002808 View attachment 2002809 View attachment 2002810
Bulls Eye Overalls Button

View attachment 2002811 View attachment 2002812
Unknown - small ridgelike pattern

View attachment 2002813 View attachment 2002814 View attachment 2002815
A reproduction of a French Livery Button (first two pictures) denoting a Duke, a real 17th century button (last photo) appears to be brass.
I couldn't find the repro on-line, maybe someone knows where it came from.
Nice!!! Congrats!!!
 
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Cuda74

Cuda74

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I think your unidentified button used to have a cloth covering.
That could be, we thought maybe it came from a sweater.
Thanks for the input.
 

oldmxrat

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Neat buttons, congrats!
 

Lenrac2

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Great buttons!!! I don't know how they found things before the internet. We are so lucky!
 

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