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ellenkate

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Re: Cinque Ports Button
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2011, 16:33:19 »

Thanks Alastair.  It does look earlier than Napoleonic.

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Re: Cinque Ports Button
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2011, 16:30:33 »
That's interesting, ellenkate. Hard to put a date on it but I would have guessed at earlier than Napoleonic - possibly George 1 or 2. Looks as if it might have been worn by a militiaman or Customs/Coastguard.

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Cinque Ports Button
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2010, 10:05:21 »




Here is a photo of a button I have, which was dug up in Dover area.     It says:  "CINQ PORTS"
Date?      Napoleonic or earlier??    Looks earlier, which spelling might indicate.

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