This “item” has traditionally been accepted as a “button” in button society competitions. Then, its historical background was revealed by the Heinz History Center in its Collection Spotlight in January 2021. We now know that this button did not start its life as a clothing button but rather as a souvenir charm.
Currently, this item is placed in the uncategorized class in the WRBA Button Album. But what a fun variety of pickles out there to be found by collectors!
Read the original article by the Heinz History Center:
The above is based on the National Button Society's Classification System.
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