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Brass button; stamped eagle perched atop cannon in center front, inside roped border; stamped mark on back.
stamped: back: "EXTRA RICH" (ribbon under mark)
According to an attached label, this fragment was found at Maspeth in Queens, New York City. The label gave a date of July, 1929, but did not say whether the object was found on that date, or donated to the Society on that date.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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