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Captayne Mandylyon
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Brass/copper alloy buttons.

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Can anybody recommend a good source for late fifteenth century please?

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erm, will check this weekend, am working at the big hoos, I cna ask where we get our buttons from.
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try yer ol'mate Burry, buy Burry's shyte!
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I'm not sure if Bazzer still does them. Anyway he lives in Wales where they don't have electricity. I haven't seen him for 8 years! :-D

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Captayne Mandylyon wrote:I'm not sure if Bazzer still does them. Anyway he lives in Wales where they don't have electricity. I haven't seen him for 8 years! :-D
That's not true! He got 'leccy in 2000 :wink:

8 years....you should be so lucky, we have to see him every month :twisted:
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Buttons? Hailing buttons! Calling for buttons!

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Are they really this rare? I wanna pay! :-)

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I got some very nice ones from white rose castings

http://www.whiteroseapparel.com/castings.htm

They are usualy at the markets.
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Not at the last fe as far as I know.



Best way is simply to do a bit of research and find a design you like, and have them made.
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sorry - toby is good - silver wyvern.
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