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14 minutes ago, StevenB said:

That site looks awesome!  I dug an identical heart "rosette" earlier this year at an old home site, and found all kinds of conflicting information online about its age and use.  Then I flipped open my 1929 Montgomery Ward catalog and lo and behold I found the answer (see photo).  It's actually a buckle cover, not a rosette.  Mystery solved!


Excellent work, that's just too cool!!


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Neat finds!

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Nice finds there Dan!

I like the “Shell and Flame” insignia Ordnance Corps bits.  I found an Ordinance officers coat button at a Civil War Union Army camp we hunt, so far, it's the only one we've dug there, and we've dug hundreds of mid 1800's buttons there (and god only knows how many 3-ringers). 

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