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Forum: Military Buttons 23-04-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Relic Hunter
Buttons

Hi everyone
The gold button is from 1864 -1880's site
The other button unsure of date however we found early musket pieces and a early flintlock pistol. Though the site has had many visitors over...
Forum: Military Buttons 17-04-19, 01:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Relic Hunter
Could anyone identify these 2 buttons

Hi everyone
Found these 2 buttons at different sites and couldnt identify them. Any help is much appreciated.
Both found in NZ.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-03-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Relic Hunter
Yes, i wish i had found it, but my mate did and...

Yes, i wish i had found it, but my mate did and hes not letting me forget he found it. haha
What era are we talking?

Does anyone have a reference to a book or google site that would show what one...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-03-19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Relic Hunter
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 30-03-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Relic Hunter
Help Needed Identifying Badge

Sorry if this is in the wrong area.
This was found in a NZ lake and need help identifying it please
i thought it said First Guards, but the Crown confuses me
Thanks
Forum: Military Buttons 09-01-19, 01:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By Relic Hunter
Help Needed Identifying Button

Happy New Year everyone
Need help identifying this button.
Thanks
Forum: Military Buttons 28-08-18, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By Relic Hunter
Hi Tinto Thanks for the info. Yes i dont...

Hi Tinto
Thanks for the info.
Yes i dont think they served in NZ either however i did see they were in Australia and during the NZ land wars we got a lot of soldiers from Australia coming over. so...
Forum: Military Buttons 28-08-18, 03:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By Relic Hunter
Need help identifying 2 British military buttons

Hi everyone
Dug these 2 days ago, been in ground at least 150yrs

I thought the dragon button might possibly be the '3rd regiment of foot'

The other button with Crown and letter R unsure of....
Forum: Military Buttons 22-07-18, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By Relic Hunter
Military Train Photos

Photos of military train soldiers
Forum: Military Buttons 22-07-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By Relic Hunter
Thanks very much just finished reading a report...

Thanks very much
just finished reading a report on them when they were here in NZ.
Forum: Military Buttons 22-07-18, 02:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By Relic Hunter
Military Train Button

Hi all.
i was looking for info about this button but now have what i need so will leave this up so others can view.
It is the first time i have come across this button in NZ.
It was found at a...
Forum: Military Buttons 16-07-18, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By Relic Hunter
it seems the Egyptian crown is different. This...

it seems the Egyptian crown is different. This really looks like Johor Crown with 5 pointer star and crescent at bottom of stars
Forum: Military Buttons 16-07-18, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By Relic Hunter
Wow wouldnt have expected that. Do you have a...

Wow wouldnt have expected that. Do you have a date. Also could i ask is the old collection a book? Thanks for you time.
Forum: Military Buttons 15-07-18, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By Relic Hunter
Brass Button from Malaysia need help identifying

Hi
This button was found in Malaysia at a WW2 British military site.
The Crown looks very much like the Johor crown however everything else say British.
The back is to far gone
Any help much...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-06-18, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Relic Hunter
Military decoration??

Military decoration??
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 04-06-18, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Relic Hunter
Unknown Badge ??

Hello everyone.
i wasnt quite sure where to post this.
This was found in NZ by a friend
Im guessing Victorian Hat/helmet plate/badge
I think it has lost its center piece. (this is a guess of...
Forum: Military Buttons 27-04-18, 03:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By Relic Hunter
undentified Button

Hi
Found this button yesterday in a 1864 Victorian military skirmish area along with 3 musket balls and a fired .577 projectile and a piece from a Armstrong round

The button isnt the usual...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 27-04-17, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By Relic Hunter
Hi Tinto, We were using metal detectors. some...

Hi Tinto, We were using metal detectors.
some mates found 2 muskets the night before.
So i got to tag along last night. for the first time.
4hrs in waders with beautiful stars shining down above...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 26-04-17, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By Relic Hunter
Beautiful Tinto Thanks so much Thats it. i...

Beautiful Tinto
Thanks so much
Thats it.
i just posted 2 pictures of it.
Not as good as condition but a great find in a lake last night while metal detecting.
The night before 2 mates found 2...
Forum: New Zealand Badges 26-04-17, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By Relic Hunter
8 Pointer Star Badge

Hello

i need help identifying a 8 pointer star badge.
It has a crown in the center and with words around in a circle just outside the crown
One word underneath crown could say "CONSTABLE" very...
Forum: Military Buttons 09-10-16, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By Relic Hunter
Thanks BTNS i only took a few photos, there...

Thanks BTNS
i only took a few photos, there were some good looking buttons, however the antique shop wanted $250nzd for the 60+ buttons which was out of my price range, but that Nazi button took my...
Forum: Military Buttons 09-10-16, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By Relic Hunter
Unidentified German Button

Hi
im unsure if anyone can identify this button.
It is german/nazi looking.
what drew me to this button is that it is see-thru /clear.
I saw it at a antique shop
it has been sewn on to a old...
Forum: Military Buttons 07-09-16, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By Relic Hunter
Button identification needed please

Hi could someone please hep me identify this button and what it might be worth?
Thanks in advance
Forum: Other Army Departments and Corps Badges 04-08-16, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By Relic Hunter
Unsure of shoulder belt plate??

Hi everyone
Could someone help identify this military shoulder belt plate (possibly).
Im unsure if it is a shoulder belt plate its my uneducated guess.
It looks victorian and possibly for a...
Forum: Military Buttons 19-05-16, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By Relic Hunter
Unidentified Button

Hi everyone

This button was discovered underground in Nelson NZ while metal detecting.
Im unsure if it is an early military button or not.
It doesnt appear to be a nz rail button.
Any help...
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