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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 4240TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 06, 2022 12:00PM
Brass Sleeve Button Mold, possibly Massachusetts, mid-18th century, the mold with five cavities for casting round and octagonal sleeve buttons each with engraved floral/foliate decoration, the bottom plate of the mold engraved on the exterior "E MARTIN Rehoboth," lg 5 5/8 in.
Note: According to genealogical information accompanying the mold, E. Martin may be Ebenezer Martin of Rehoboth who served in the First Massachusetts Regiment in 1781.
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