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Colonial Era “Tombac” Button
Item #: Z5483
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Z5483 Colonial Era "Tombac” Button
Description: Nice medium size Colonial Era "Tombac” button with an integrally cast copper wire shank. Tice states that Tombac consists of 84-90% copper with 10-15% zinc plus arsenic. These buttons are fragile but extremely resistant to corrosion. This example has a slightly pushed shank. These buttons date to the last half of the eighteenth century through the early 1800’s.
Backmark: Blank
Measures: 25mm
Recovered: Non-Excavated
Reference: "Dating Buttons” by Tice Pg. 204


Shipping Weight: 0.25 lb
Item # Z5483
Your Price $8.00 USD

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