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Lapel button insignia: Army, Honorable Discharge

Object Number: 
INV.7499
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Bovine bone
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 4 3/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 3.8 x 11.1 x 4.8 cm )
Marks: 
carved: near top on obverse: "P.M" written: in pencil on reverse: "15.00"
Description: 
Bovine bone fitted with wood carved in the form of carpenter's hand plane with a carved geometric motif, probably a mason's symbol, and two carved initials and a price written on back.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group