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Vintage Military Button Polishing Slide Stick And Brush - Old Orchard Antiques And Collectibles

Vintage Military Button Polishing Slide Stick And Brush

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Vintage Military button polishing slide stick and brush. This was used to polish military uniform buttons. It was made by the U.S. Standard Shield Co., Pat. Jan. 23, 1900 and probably used during WWI. It  measures 10-1/2 inches long by 2-1/2 inches wide. The slide attracts a magnet and has rusting, as seen in the photos.
It could accommodate various size buttons and pins. One edge is a ruler. The brush has a wooden handle and one small clump of bristles is missing. The brush bristles are probably horse hair
.