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Old 09-09-2019, 08:02 AM
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Default British War of 1812 Button

Yesterday I went back to my favorite location in the woods and stumbled upon another button at 11 inches. The other day I'd been no more than 50 or so feet from this same spot when I found my American Navy button from the same timeframe. I'm really struggling to find examples that don't have either a rope or a serpent running around the anchor. The only similar example I could find is telling my it is either a Captain's or Surgeon's button from the War of 1812 era. Does anyone with more experience with Royal Navy buttons have any ideas? The mark on the back reads "TREBLE GILT".
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Old 09-09-2019, 08:29 AM
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Never mind, it looks like it's a Royal Navy Surgeon at Sea/Captains button first produced around 1805.
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Old 09-09-2019, 09:01 AM
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Good ID, and a great find!

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Old 09-09-2019, 03:22 PM
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Awesome digs! Still waiting on my war of 1812 relic, congrats!

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Old 09-09-2019, 08:36 PM
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Originally Posted by cellrdwellr View post
Still waiting on my war of 1812 relic
Ha! I don't even live anywhere near the coast and I found mine. A USI 6th Regiment officer's coat button.



Yours is right around the corner.

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Old 09-09-2019, 10:57 PM
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I am so envious of you guys in the east. Nice find.
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Old 09-09-2019, 11:32 PM
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Congratulations on the 200+ year old military relic!

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Old 09-10-2019, 06:12 AM
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congrats on the nice relics!

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Old 09-10-2019, 07:42 PM
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A very cool find there!

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Old 09-10-2019, 08:26 PM
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Congrats on a super cool find!

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Old 09-10-2019, 08:54 PM
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Cool find

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