Dating old buttons

Antique and Vintage Buttons - Collector Information Collectors.

Proper cleaning can be an important part of that process, but whatever the method, it should always be accompanied by appropriate caution.

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First practice on items of little or no value until you have perfected your que and are confident that it can be safely employed to good effect on better finds.

Antique and Vintage <b>Buttons</b> - Collector Information Collectors.

Button history a visual tour of button desn through the ages.

Remember, too, that results may not be reversible; and for that and other reasons, many collectors and conservators may prefer that certain items remain uncleaned. Old and used buttons were safely stored away to replace missing buttons or adorn a newly sewn item.

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There is excellent information in the following article. One of the most common "keepers" metal detectorists d is buttons.

Dating old buttons:

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