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Offline Tennessee Treasure HunterTopic starter
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« on: March 22, 2011, 01:06:18 am »
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dug this up at my old house now a barn spot!!
what era would this button be from?

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« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2011, 07:24:05 am »
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Can't wait to find out as I have one just like it....found at an estate in S.E.Ks. [detecting]I can tell you this...it says above the wings on the right unium. Above the left wing E pl????bus.....Its the same as on a US coin....But mine says button on the back. I'll get back to you after i clean it a little more....On the back it says...waterbury button co. Mine still have some shiny brass looking plating on it in spots...I have a microscope thingy for the pc and on the back it also has CO  than looks like an N than one more letter? could say corps? or cont?

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« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2011, 06:34:22 am »
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I believe it is WW1 I found one like made by a different company, Waterbury I think and it was said to be from WW1 era.

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« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2011, 08:36:02 am »
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thanks guys, WW1 makes sense  Detecting , all the other stuff found around this was that era...like the soldiers dog tag! thank you again.
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« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2011, 09:09:31 am »
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Congrats Ray - your always finding the cool stuff !!    Cool

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« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2011, 04:39:27 pm »
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Any time good luck in your next hunt by the way it was worth 2-4 dollars when I did my research on my button.

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« Reply #6 on: April 02, 2011, 07:50:45 pm »
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Looks like a WW1 or WW2 U.S. Army dress uniform coat button to me. Smiley

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« Reply #7 on: April 02, 2011, 08:37:50 pm »
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Hi tth.. your button is a "Great Seal" button... 1902 to present... hope you have good luck at this site, there has to be some silver there somewhere.

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Quote:Posted by cwhunter_1
Hi tth.. your button is a "Great Seal" button... 1902 to present... hope you have good luck at this site, there has to be some silver there somewhere.
  I hope so!!!

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