Unknown button with interesting mod

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    lorne19
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    Unknown button with interesting mod

    Post by lorne19 on Tue Nov 12, 2013 4:47 pm

    I was recently given this interesting button.  To my untrained eyes it look like a kings crown button thats been modified into a pin.  Any thoughts on this button.  Is it Canadian?  What time period?  Any input would be apreciated.

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    Re: Unknown button with interesting mod

    Post by Bill on Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:55 pm

    The button is not for the 97th Algonquin Rifles. It has a laurel wreath, not maple leaves, and it is bright brass, not blackened.
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    Re: Unknown button with interesting mod

    Post by lorne19 on Tue Nov 12, 2013 8:10 pm

    Theres a makers mark on the back it's difficult to make out because of the pin attached. It reads London Firmin.

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