2 bible verses are scrimshawed with black ink in 40 super-fine Chinese characters, each measuring about 1 mm square on this hand-carved button, 28 mm long, 9 mm wide. The clear protective shield appears to be celluloid, but the base material is not identified.
The last line (reading vertically from the right, the last 3 characters on the left) says Pastor/Priest Yi (伊牧師). The historical circumstances surrounding this button are yet to be uncovered.
The above is based on the National Button Society's Classification System.
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