War of 1812 officer button with before and after pic..

The Patriot

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Found this War of 1812 button yesterday and noticed some flaking that exposed some silver wash...so decided to give it a shot at cleaning...glad I did...will look much better in the diaplay box...
 

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Gene Mean

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Absolutely beautiful! Congratulations. Belongs in a museum or your living room. What state are you in?
 

Digger RJ

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Found this War of 1812 button yesterday and noticed some flaking that exposed some silver wash...so decided to give it a shot at cleaning...glad I did...will look much better in the diaplay box...
Very Nice!!! Congrats!!!
 

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Patriot, Congrat's on the save and restoration of that beautiful War of 1812 button. This will look great in your display. What a way to close out your hunting season of 2021. Well Done.
 

Hunk-a-lead

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Found this War of 1812 button yesterday and noticed some flaking that exposed some silver wash...so decided to give it a shot at cleaning...glad I did...will look much better in the diaplay box...
very cool, great restoration job on that awesome find!
 

Steve in PA

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Sweet button! I imagine that would be an officers button, as enlistedmen would likely be pewter. What does the shank look like? Any backmark?
 

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