Age of button (land owner interested in field)

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Age of button (land owner interested in field)

Post by Davies13 » Sat May 18, 2019 10:06 pm


I find hundreds of buttons but wanted to know if anyone had an idea on the age of this one? The land owner is really interested in the history of his land but in the short time I had, this was the only find of note. I said I'd try and find out the age for him.

Any ideas?

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Re: Age of button (land owner interested in field)

Post by Koala » Sat May 18, 2019 11:00 pm

one of those that not very diagnostic

hard to tell from the photo what its made from

the eye/shank isn't one of the ones list from 1700-1830

so likely to be post 1830

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Re: Age of button (land owner interested in field)

Post by fred » Sun May 19, 2019 6:11 am

It's missing one of the main diagnostic bits, the shank. From the photos it could be either Stuart or Victorian onwards.
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