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In January 2015 I unearthed this artefact with no ID.

Posted on a forum and had a ID by a member, sadly he is no longer with us, to be a strap end for a cycle saddle bag.

I managed with the help of Google to work out what the quite official looking markings were on the bottom, seems they are in the main associated with pottery.

Since this find I have seen several metal items posted on forums with the same markings.

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https://www.kovels.com/marks-identifica ... marks.html
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Some buttons have those similar markings too :thumbsup:

There’s a link somewhere that Cath posted

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Steve_JT wrote: Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:36 am Some buttons have those similar markings too :thumbsup:

There’s a link somewhere that Cath posted

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Thanks Steve.

I have not seen it on buttons so that is a new one on me.
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That’s very interesting! I don’t have anything with those type of markings on but I’ll keep my eyes peeled.

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I will post up the link when I get home

Here’s on of my buttons I was able to date to the day
Lozenge mark on the rear gives the date of manufacture as Day 12 Feb 1845
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EDIT.....Found it.

http://www.silvercollection.it/dictiona ... emark.html

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Steve_JT wrote: Mon Nov 16, 2020 1:15 pm I will post up the link when I get home

Here’s on of my buttons I was able to date to the day
Lozenge mark on the rear gives the date of manufacture as Day 12 Feb 1845
007AF284-4819-4B45-AF74-E35225FC3797.jpeg

EDIT.....Found it.

http://www.silvercollection.it/dictiona ... emark.html

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First one I have ever seen on a button Steve.
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Doug, not sure how common they are on buttons but its a British patent mark, so may be on a lot of things I guess?

Here’s the original link I was thinking of, from a button site

https://oldcopper.org/special_topics/re ... esigns.php

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Steve.

Thanks, I have added the link to my ID folder on my computer.
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