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Old 06-06-2022, 10:53 AM
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Lightbulb Large brass button with US no periods?

Yesterday I found a large brass US button that has no period after the U or the S It is about the size of a half dollar coin. It had a triangular tab on the back that looks like it hooked into a loop. It is rounded on the edge and hollow in the back. I found this at the location of a field hospital site near a battlefield. Any ideas on what it might be? The letters are not straight edged but more like a cursive style.
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Old 06-06-2022, 11:00 AM
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Lightbulb Large brass button

Just looked at it closer and it had three hooks on it with two broken off.
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Old 06-06-2022, 01:14 PM
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pix ?
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Old 06-06-2022, 02:16 PM
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Be sure to send pics of the front and back.
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Old 06-07-2022, 02:22 AM
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I was finally able to transfer my pictures from my phone to my laptop. The more technology advances my brain retreats. Anyway here are a couple.
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Old 06-07-2022, 05:39 AM
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I believe those came off the horse bits. That should be the late 1800s.
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Old 06-07-2022, 01:30 PM
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A poster from another treasure sight sent me a picture of one exactly like mine that sold on Ebay. It was described as a bridle Rossette from the 1812 Indian Wars or the Civil War.
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Old 06-07-2022, 01:32 PM
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I think this one maybe from the Indian Wars because of the cursive style lettering. The newer ones appear to be blocked at the ends.
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Old 06-07-2022, 04:56 PM
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I say later 1800s Calvary. Up to pre WWI -ish. Not as early as CW.
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Old 06-07-2022, 05:06 PM
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Yes post CW and its not a rosette, this piece attached to the blinder on the bridal.
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Old 06-13-2022, 10:20 AM
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No matter what time period it came from it is a great find.
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Old 08-19-2022, 06:11 PM
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Originally Posted by atomicbrh View post
No matter what time period it came from it is a great find.
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