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Old 22-11-19, 07:14 AM
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Here is a ca. 1825 Royal Navy button with a greek key as an inner ornament.
It is 22.5 mm and has the backmark Superb Orange Gilt, H.T.T.
The initials are for Thomas T. Hasluck
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Old 14-12-19, 03:23 PM
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Default snakekey backmark

<snakekey> backmark dies are identical to dies marked Buttons Limited, Birmingham as found on Lindsey FB & Ambulance buttons.

4ringskey and circleskey may be identical with 4ringskey a very light impression.

update (21th december 2019):
A die with backmark <snakekey>, presumed Buttons Limited, now found with a Gaunt, London backmark.
It suggests Gaunt bought Buttons Ltd's button dies. sample button: East Riding of Yorkshire, (Button Lines 84, page 23 no. 61) used 1948-1974.

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