Buttons
BU-100
$ 110.
BU-90
$ 45.
BU-54
SOLD
BU-93
$ 64.
BU-17
U.S. ARTILLERY - 16mm - B/M - "Scovill Co. - Waterbury" - Light
wear, good shank. Good Civil War B/M. Very Good Condition.
$ 32.
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CONFEDERATE ARMY OFFICER - CS1A - 26mm  B/M - Blank -
English manufacturer. Eagle with drooped wings and a shield on breast
with the letters 'CSA'. Eleven six pointed stars around eagle. Some wear
on high relief areas and gilt wearing off edges. Overall very nice.
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CONFEDERATE INFANTRY - CS 172 - Dug Confederate Lined Block
'I'. Shank and back intact but complete button is as 'flat as a pancake'
Recovery in Virginia.
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EARLY MASSACHUSETTS 1 PIECE MS19A - 25mm  B/M - "EXTRA
QUALITY - LONDON" RMDC. Possibility that the shank has been
re-soldered but hard to tell, if so an excellent job. Wear to the high relief
areas. Very good condition.
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NEW YORK MILITIA - 1 PIECE - NY12 - 16mm  B/M - "EXTRA RICH
QUALITY". Made of white metal. Some wear on rim otherwise very
minor wear. Very good condition
CIVIL WAR RELICS
CIVIL WAR AND HISTORICAL MEMORABILIA
BU-103
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$ 395.
MARYLAND STATE SEAL MD11 - 22mm   B/M - SCOVILL MFG. CO.
WATERBURY,   Good used button with light but visible wear and just a
touch of gilt left. Slight push at bottom of shield, shank is intact. No doubt
saw use. Very good condition.
BU-105
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$ 78.
U.S. CAVALRY OFFICER - THOMAS DALE - 23mm Don't often see this
maker. Thomas N. Dale & Co. - New York - almost a bronze color patina
showing small signs of original gilt. Shank is solid.
BU-104
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SOLD
U.S. NAVY - GOODYEAR - 1851 - 34.7mm NA-137  Large Navy rubber
button with the markings on reverse "Novelty Rubber Co. / New York /
Goodyear's Patent / 1851". Some slight nicks - mainly to reverse and some
wear also mainly on reverse. These are increasingly more dificult to find on
the market.
BU-119
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SOLD
GEORGIA STATE SEAL - GA2 - B/M W.G. Mintzer Phila 1861 (RMDC).
Desirable 1861 dated Confederate States button with the Mintzer silvered
back. Button shows only the slightest of wear.
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BU-128
BU-127
BU-126
BU-125
BU-124
BU-123
BU-122
BU-121
BU-120
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US ARTILLERY CORPS - 22mm dia. c-1830's 1 Pc button - B/M - "R&W
ROBINSON / ATTLEBOROUGH / EXTRA RICH". Gilt is worn off on outer
edge of front, otherwise very good condition.
SOUTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL - 23mm dia. 2 Pc button - B/M - "HT&B
/MANCHESTER". Imported for the Confederacy Rich looking patina on front
and back - has a loose loop, otherwise very good condition.
NEW YORK STATE SEAL - 23mm dia. c-1850's 3 Pc button - RMDC B/M -
"HORSTMANN BRO & ALLIEN / NY". Most of the gilt is worn off with only
a small amount left in spots on the rim, otherwise very good condition.
WISCONSIN STATE SEAL - 22mm dia. 2 Pc button - B/M - "EXTRA
QUALITY". Gilt is worn off on high relief areas and the reverse, otherwise
very good condition.
MILITIA - MARCHING SOLDIER - 18mm dia. c-1830's 1 Pc button - B/M -
"
R&W ROBINSON / ATTLEBOROUGH / EXTRA RICH". Gilt is
worn off everywhere and darker coloring, otherwise good condition.
MAINE 'STAR' - 22mm dia. c-1830's 1 Pc button - B/M - "ROBINSON,
JONES & CO / ATTLEBORO / EXTRA RICH". Gilt is worn off in a light
speckled pattern on front, otherwise very good condition.
US MARINE CORPS - CIVIL WAR PERIOD - 22mm dia. 2 Pc button - B/M -
"EXTRA QUALITY (with 3 paddles)". Gilt is mainly intact on front, back is
dark, very slight push on front - not really noticable, otherwise very good
condition.
VIRGINIA STATE SEAL - 21mm dia. 2 Pc button - B/M - "HORSTMANN &
ALLIEN / NY (with rays)". Very light wear on high relief areas - identical to
BU120 but has a deeper patina on reverse. Very good condition.
VIRGINIA STATE SEAL - 21mm dia. 2 Pc button - B/M - "HORSTMANN &
ALLIEN / NY (with rays)". Very light wear on high relief areas - identical to
BU121 but not as a deep a patina on reverse. Very good condition.
$ 90.
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BU-130
BU-129
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EARLY 1 PC. MEXICAN ARMY BUTTON- Very tough to find these. Brass,
approx. 23mm dia. coat button. One piece, missing shank and appears to
have been dug. Has the correct English backmark "Warranted / Best
Quality". These date between 1824 and 1830, early enough for those Alamo
collectors. Dark patina.
EARLY 1 PC. MEXICAN ARMY BUTTON- Very tough to find these.
Brass, approx. 16mm dia. cuff button. One piece, missing shank and
appears to have been dug. Has the correct English backmark "Warranted /
Best Quality". These date between 1824 and 1830, early enough for those
Alamo collectors.
$ 330.
$ 365.
BU-131
RARE BERDAN'S SHARPSHOOTERS OFFICER'S CUFF RUBBER
BUTTON
- Approx. 15mm+. General pattern GI-94 Officer's Infantry 'I'
cuff button made of rubber. B/M - N.R. Co. / Goodyear's P=T. These were
used strictly by the two regiments of Berdan's U.S. Sharpshooters. Button
shows very minor wear on the high relief points and is in VGC.
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BU-132
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INDIAN DEPARTMENT BUTTON - (U.S. FEDERAL DEPARTMENT -
23mm Dia. Coat - Has Motto - 'God Helps Those Who Help Themselves' -
Back mark is 'U.S. Indian Department' - VGC
$ 32.