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imukdiver 10-20-2017 01:23 PM

Concave eagle A button
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Dug this morning. It looked great until it dried. Any ideas of period ? Back stamp says Ledsam & sons. The eagle has an A in the shield. Oh and the button is a one piece concave type.

Waveoff 10-20-2017 02:08 PM

Cool button! From what I saw online, it looks like it dates earlier than 1850 because that company was bought out by another company. Looks to be a rare button perhaps!

Dsm_mechva 10-20-2017 02:09 PM

Should say ..or may say Ledsam & Sons London

I'm going with 1820's..1830's

Waveoff 10-20-2017 02:31 PM

Here's another button maker from London that produced a similar looking button. Like Dsm_mechva said, probably 1820's to 1830's.

61chip 10-28-2017 01:34 AM

Sweet button! congrats

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