Antique Victorian c1880 English Whitby Jet Compass Charm Pendant Watch Fob #Unbranded #Pendant - Collector Note: Obviously not a button, but shown here for comparison as possibly true jet by its hand carve marks. It would be very easy to ID in the hand, as true jet in comparison to other materials is literally feather-light in weight. Unusual white metal findings. Could be a souvenir watch fob from the Whitby region?
ANTIQUE BUTTONS-CIVIL WAR ERA GOODYEAR RUBBER BUTTONS LOT#4 PATENT 1851 LIBERTY 25 GOODYEAR RUBBER BUTTONS, ALL BACKMARKED, MOST WITH THE PATENT DATE 1851. THERE'S EVEN ONE DATED 1875. INCLUDED ARE A VARIETY OF PATTERNS, LADY LIBERTY, DOG, CROSS, STARS. THESE BUTTONS WERE POPULAR DURING THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, AND ARE TRUE AMERICANA. BE SURE TO USE THE MAGNIFYING FEATURE TO SEE THE DETAILS AND BACKMARKS ON THESE AMERICAN MADE BUTTONS. SOLD $47.00 on 3/17/2014