#16 Button Mold #1 (A)

A four cavity late 18th to early 19th C bronze/brass button mold. One cavity measuring 21 mm, the other three 16 mm for a flat pewter button with an interesting crisp pattern. The gate or portion where the pewter is poured measures 3″. One handle tang is 3/8” shorter than the other. Condition is very good. The proceeds from this anonymous donation are designated for the NBS Juniors Division. Est. selling price is $200-400.