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Old 04-06-2020, 04:53 PM
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I found this button an hour ago at the site of an old farm. It appears to be either silver or silver washed and is a two piece button. I am thinking its from the civil war era and is a military button. If you recognize it please let me know if my assumptions are right. Thanks!
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Old 04-06-2020, 06:10 PM
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Picture of the reverse?

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Old 04-06-2020, 07:33 PM
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Originally Posted by VA-REB View post
Picture of the reverse?
Not much to see on the reverse. Itís pretty corroded. The button is about 1 and 1/16 in diameter.

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Not much to see on the reverse. Itís pretty corroded. The button is about 1 and 1/16 in diameter.
I was going to say it would be an indication that it is a civilian button...before I saw the picture. I see the back isnít rusted out but just a lot of crud on it. Try and see if you can clean it a little more to reveal what the back mark says.

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U S Air Force button, est. 1947
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Old 04-07-2020, 05:06 PM
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U S Air Force button, est. 1947
Thank you! I knew it was military of some sort. Mystery solved.

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