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North Carolina sunburst buttons, Albert NC16
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Original is once piece button, Albert NC 16 is stamped on heavy sheet .
North Carolina sunburst button, manufactured by
This button is too close. It is slightly thinner than the original and is slightly more convex, but of course that can easily be overlooked or disguised.
Button measures 22.3mm
Editor note: Button was obtained directly from S&S Firearms, as a sample of their production to be used in this presentation.
North Carolina sun burst buttons, manufactured by
Two buttons, best I can tell is that two different backs were cast, but faces appear to be the same. Neither shows the impression of the die which is usually seen on originals.
Buttons measure 21mm
Editor note: Plate was obtained directly from Historical Reproductions, Jeff Posey, as a sample of his production to be used in this presentation. Maker marks are present but they are weak.
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