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Posted 6 years ago


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Anyone know the age of these buttons? What they were used for - I don't think these are shoe buttons. They are Mother of Pearl and 1/2 inch wide. Molded steel (or metal) shanks. The shanks have seams and are not completely uniform. Thanks! Any info appreciated!

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  1. Buttonista, 6 years ago
    Vest Buttons from the mid to late 1800's, worn by men.
  2. Celiene Celiene, 6 years ago
    Thank you so much!

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