Tombac button history. Buttons of American War of Independence


Eddy Large Tombac Button
  • Conrad No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. Many times I ended up removing all the patina, and with it the backmark as well.
09.03.2020
William Tombac buttons
  • Waldo I also do this if I am going to stop work on the button for an extended amount of time.
27.04.2020
Greg 18th Century tombac
  • Elliott Identifying and Cleaning China Buttons These are all sew through buttons and many had stencil-like patterns or colored decals on them.
  • Hilario Most vintage metal buttons were made from brass or copper. HubPages Traffic Pixel This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site.
21.03.2020
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  • Bill Rubicon Project This is an ad network. I'm a living historian interested in costume and culture from years before.
  • Eugenio We have no children to pass them along to.
06.04.2020
Hiram Is this a tombac button.. or something else? Its Pewter
  • Grant One of the recovered artifacts is a brass button with a train steam engine design; the engine appears to be a type used during the Civil War era.
  • Zane Bone was also used to make home décor and hair accessories.
11.04.2020
Ian 1800's Cellar hole tombac dandy flat cuff buttons metal detecting Sisters History Detectorists
  • Gil I have purchased the tools and other items I need for my studio over the past several years, but due to our financial situation getting alot worse since I stopped working, I haven't had the opportunity to finish setting up shop I still need several tools and silver.
  • Brant Also, please provide a published reference. Lucite buttons were most popular from the 1930s on through the 1960s.
16.04.2020
Miles dressbuttons
  • Wendell Identifying and Cleaning Bone buttons Bone buttons were heavier than plastic buttons.
  • Arron I am a professional archaeologist. Vimeo Some articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them.
13.04.2020
Osvaldo Large Tombac Button
  • Zachariah I'm sure I can find a way to atleast cover the shipping cost. Do not use a toothbrush on these, either.
  • Eddy Some are carved, pressed with fine lined patterns, painted or some have a shiny, mottled look. The army force maintained here by the King comprised 35% of the Hessians drawn mainly from the principalities of Hesse Cassel, Brunswick, Hesse Hanau, Waldeck, and other smaller German states.
30.03.2020
Justin Buttons!
  • Harley I think they have a more specific date range of course they were used beyond it though to help date areas. Be sure that you try any cleaning method listed here on a less valuable find first.
21.03.2020