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Victorian Era979 of 1575How would you classify this?Leather? Flat-top Trunk - Toronto - Canada
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Posted 3 years ago

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SheriesVin…
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These buttons are a mystery to me. There are five of them. The buttons are heavy, weigh almost two ounces. Set with amethyst the metal is gold. I do not know if it is real gold or pinchbeck. Could be brass coated with gold. Magnet will not stick. They mesure 1 1/4" width.

They are so lovely. I have held on to them for several year hoping to find out something about the history surrounding these beauties. I would appreciate any information that someone out there might have that would enlighten me.

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  1. BHenry BHenry, 6 months ago
    Oh these are pretty and not modern. Fun to have and show. Enjoy!

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