It may sound ordinary but even buttons may have a story to tell

English Military Button

King George but which King George and from when?

Switzerland 2004

French Revolution 1793

French military button around the revolution 1793. Switzerland 2003

Around Napoleon's time 1815

French mitlitary button, 87-regiment. Switzerland 2003

Button? No it's a cow's mark

As it is written upon, Switzerland 2004

Backside of the cow's mark

Can this be the date? No, 1562 is certainly the no. of the cow. This was used to mark the cow's ears.

Squarebutton with Flowers

Switzerland 2004