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  1. Thread: Bottles

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    Nice variety there. I collect just about anything...

    Nice variety there. I collect just about anything older than me!
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    https://waterburybutton.com/ ...

    https://waterburybutton.com/

    https://waterburybutton.com/product/crest-w-arm-saber-in-wreath-tooling-is-required-see-11160-6-03-2/
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    I have been told that it is most likely from an...

    I have been told that it is most likely from an epaulet and dates to the last half of the 19th century. Here is a little better picture of the back. It is hard to get a good picture due to its small...
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    Thanks for the help. I will contact Shiloh relics...

    Thanks for the help. I will contact Shiloh relics first chance I get and will let you know what I find out. As for the back, it is not filled, it is a tin back. Sorry for the poor picture. I will try...
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    Odd Eagle Button.

    Can anyone tell me what eagle button this is? it is 15mm. I have never seen one with 12 stars above the eagle's head. I have been told it may be from a kepi and from the 1870-1900 time period but...
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    Very nice. Can I please see the back? Purty...

    Very nice. Can I please see the back? Purty please!
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    Any Deer Hunters here?

    I thought you might like to see a few deer from the National Forrest in North Georgia. My son sent these to me. One of them even came down off the bank and started toward his vehicle but my son's...
  8. I wish I could enlarge your group pictures.

    I wish I could enlarge your group pictures.
  9. Can you post a group photo(s) of all the buttons...

    Can you post a group photo(s) of all the buttons you have dug at your site?
  10. That is my idea of detecting heaven!...

    That is my idea of detecting heaven! Congratulations!
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    When I go, my wife will have a yard sale! I will...

    When I go, my wife will have a yard sale! I will be gone so I won't know who got the deals!
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    I looked it up too and found it wasn't valuable....

    I looked it up too and found it wasn't valuable. I thought for sure that there would be a taker on one of the websites it is posted on.
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    Anyone here named Griffin?

    I bought this jewelry box at a yard sale for its contents. When I polished it I noticed the name "Griffin" etched into the top. If anyone here has that name and wants the box, let me know. I don't...
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    We need to add a "Like" button so I could hit it...

    We need to add a "Like" button so I could hit it several times on these replies.
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    Long story short I found it and some more stuff...

    Long story short I found it and some more stuff cleaning out a family friends basement back in the early 1960s.
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    I am sending this catalog to a lady in Ohio. She...

    I am sending this catalog to a lady in Ohio. She is part of the Troy history group.
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    Thanks. I will see what I can find. I also have a...

    Thanks. I will see what I can find. I also have a lead on another website.
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    I am looking for someones kinfolk

    I am looking for anybody that may be related to any of the four men listed at the top of the page.
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    I am guessing you come to Atlanta?

    I am guessing you come to Atlanta?
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    We are being invaded down here in south Georgia...

    We are being invaded down here in south Georgia by Yankees!:lol:They eat everything they can get their hands on!
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    I just saw this post. I like the look on your...

    I just saw this post. I like the look on your Dad's face holding the Yankee slug. Can't wait to see one of him with the CS ammo! In case I didn't tell you all of these came from Antietam battlefield....
  22. Thread: CW Button?

    by fyrffytr1
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    There aren't many places left to hunt there now....

    There aren't many places left to hunt there now. Last time I was there was with my brother in September 2019. We found two spots that we could hunt and only pulled a couple bullets and a flat button....
  23. Thread: CW Button?

    by fyrffytr1
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    I can't take credit for all the bullets. I...

    I can't take credit for all the bullets. I inherited a lot from my last remaining brother when he passed away in 2019. As for the buttons I rely on my ability to read the books I have and also use...
  24. Thread: CW Button?

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    Here is one tray of my bullet collection. I hope...

    Here is one tray of my bullet collection. I hope your dad will like what I send him. All came from camps around Hagerstown, Md. Hagerstown was in the middle of Antietam, Harper's Ferry, Gettysburg...
  25. Thread: CW Button?

    by fyrffytr1
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    I thought this would bean easy one to answer but...

    I thought this would bean easy one to answer but it isn't. At least not for me. The general service eagle button came out in 1854 but the backmark you show dates to the 1840s. This is a cuff button...
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