Tiny Button ID..

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Tiny Button ID..

Post by ashjacko » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:23 pm

Hi all, I found my first button today and it's tiny! My Garrett Ace 250 was on relic mode and the button was around 4 inches down at a small field.

It has a little pattern around it and is domed, any idea please on it's age?

Thanks in advance.
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Re: Tiny Button ID..

Post by oldartefact » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:32 pm

Not sure regarding provenance ... but we get quite a few of these up in yorkshire.
when i say quite a few ... I mean alot, and they give cracking signals.
Many thanks for posting.
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Re: Tiny Button ID..

Post by ashjacko » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:36 pm

oldartefact wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:32 pm
Not sure regarding provenance ... but we get quite a few of these up in yorkshire.
when i say quite a few ... I mean alot, and they give cracking signals.
Many thanks for posting.
This one gave a great strong signal which surprised me when I saw it's size.

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Re: Tiny Button ID..

Post by fred » Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:39 pm

At least it proves that your machine is picking up the small stuff. Mind you anything with a hole in it tends to punch above it's weight! ::g

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Re: Tiny Button ID..

Post by Koala » Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:25 pm

The hub shape in 4 hole button is so automatic sewing machines can centre them better and required less skill.
Patent was granted in 1925 no to say they weren't around a few year before.

Machines working Well if it picking them up ::g

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Re: Tiny Button ID..

Post by ashjacko » Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:49 pm

Koala wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:25 pm
The hub shape in 4 hole button is so automatic sewing machines can centre them better and required less skill.
Patent was granted in 1925 no to say they weren't around a few year before.

Machines working Well if it picking them up ::g
Thank you for that!

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