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Title: Lapel pin

Accession Number: 2005.34.359
Type: Pin
Date: after 1854
Materials: metal
Description: Pin; Lapel pin; from the collection of Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899); circular lapel pin, with a round back to be pushed through the button hole on the collar; front of pin has an engraved letter "G", surrounded by a wreath of leaves; the underside of the pin looks to have an image on it (difficult to see), possibly showing that the metal used for this pin was once used for something else; printed on underside of pin is "1854".

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