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Old 07-01-2018, 01:27 PM
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I posted this pic in 2 different areas without realizing what I had. Not a lot of info on the Internet. After researching, these were propaganda Patriots buttons they would wear in defiance of the British. These were made about the same time as the GW inaugural buttons. I seen where there were only a few in existence. Mass. Virginia, SC, and now Kentucky! I was fighting the 90 degree heat. It rang up 35 VDI on my whites MX Sport. Same as large pull tab. I knew it was significant but didnt know how so until the wee hours of the morning researching. My best find EVER!

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Old 07-01-2018, 02:26 PM
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Ha, didn't see you posted in this section, and answered on your other thread about them being revolutionary war. Very nice!

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Old 07-01-2018, 06:54 PM
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Great job researching that, unbelievable find man. I have NEVER seen one of those posted on here!

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Old 07-01-2018, 07:06 PM
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The tail has 13 rattle buttons representing the 13 colonies. Thanks for helping me research Vermonster.

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Old 07-02-2018, 08:22 PM
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Man, I love that thing...Congrats on a spectacular piece!

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Old 07-03-2018, 08:03 AM
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WOW NICE! Don't tread on me
What state did you find it in?
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Old 07-03-2018, 08:31 PM
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Insane find. WTG! Do you think it could have been worn by Daniel or Squire Boone? It's possible!

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Always possible. Squire maybe, col. Calloway or George Roger's Clark. Had to be someone politically active. I'm going to research who built the house back in the day. That will lead to clues.

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Old 07-06-2018, 10:24 PM
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Big congratulations on such a rare find in Amazing condition!

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Incredible find Congratulations!

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Amazing find....great piece of history...congrats

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I posted this pic in 2 different areas without realizing what I had. Not a lot of info on the Internet. After researching, these were propaganda Patriots buttons they would wear in defiance of the British. These were made about the same time as the GW inaugural buttons. I seen where there were only a few in existence. Mass. Virginia, SC, and now Kentucky! I was fighting the 90 degree heat. It rang up 35 VDI on my whites MX Sport. Same as large pull tab. I knew it was significant but didnt know how so until the wee hours of the morning researching. My best find EVER!


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Old 07-22-2018, 02:26 PM
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I sure am! I'm presently getting it appraised.i saw one sell for $1100 dollars to a private collector. I'm not interested in selling it though.

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Old 07-25-2018, 11:32 PM
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Very interesting indeed! It's in pretty decent condition for a dirt find too! I probably would have said "Hmm Cool...a button with a snake on it"; then cleaned it up and tossed it in my odds & ends finds box. For $1100, I'd give everything in that box, plus throw in a box of Hotwheels and a jar of wheat pennies.
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Wow what a rare and awesome find, congrats!

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That is so cool!! Awesome find! Congrats!!

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