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Sewing1618 of 1635My trio of thimblesquilt square pattern
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Posted 7 years ago


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Hello, Found this site and was hoping someone could identify the buuton? shown here. Found it while diging in yard and have no idea what it could be from. Looks to be handmade has B at top with R on right and T on left. there are two flags to faded to identify and some sort of object at the botoom cneter the white seems to proclein?
Any help is appreciated Thanks Joe

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  1. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 7 years ago

    Looking at the symbol in the middle it makes sense that it could be a pin for Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. Color scheme is the same also.
  2. jcaldero, 7 years ago
    Thanks Savoychina1, This makes sense as the town we live in was a railroad junction. The back is not a pin but a stud which looks like it attaches to clothing perhaps pants or hat. Is there any value?
  3. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 7 years ago
    I would check ebay to see if similar items are listed. My personal rule is "If THEY have it, it's worth a lot and if I have it, it ain't". :)

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