Dot dot dot dash is the rhythm of Beethoven’s 5th symphony.
But in Morse code, it’s the letter “V” for victory.
Synonymous with “Victory” throughout the years of the World War II, the “V” was a common motif on jewelry and buttons, sometimes in combination with the dots and dashes.
“About Buttons” by Peggy Ann Osborne (p. 207)
Metalized cellulose acetate.
Contributor: Gil Biggie
The above is based on the National Button Society's Classification System.
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