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U.S. ARTILLERY - 16mm - B/M - "Scovill Co. - Waterbury" - Light
wear, good shank. Good Civil War B/M. Very Good Condition.
CONFEDERATE BLOCK 'I' - CAST - Dug - No B/M - 22mm -
Excellent example of a 1 piece cast Confederate Infantry button.
Recovery location is unknown. Some ground action, shank
intact (rarely are these found without a shank - they are
NEW YORK STATE ARTILLERY NATIONAL GUARD - B/M -
Scovill - Extra - RMDC - 16mm - Pre-War - this button saw
much use, well worn. Has bent shank, small amount of gilt left.
VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE - B/M D. Evans & Co. -
Attleboro - 20mm - High relief areas show some minor wear,
some staining as can be seen in photos. Shank is strong. Good
civil war buttons - David K. Parks Military Antiques
VIRGINIA STATE SEAL - VA15B - 21mm B/M "Horstmann &
Allien . NY. (with rays)". Nice non-dug example of a pre-War
Virginia state seal. Definately saw service as it has some minor wear
on high relief areas. Had been cleaned a while back. Very good
DETROIT LIGHT GUARD - MG7A - 23mm B/M "Horstmann &
Allien . NY." RMDC The Detroit Light Guard was best known
for it's involvement in the Foiled plot from the Canadian border
to hijack the Steamer Michigan and sail down to free the
Johnson Island Prisoners. Button has slightly bent shank,
minor wear to the high relief areas and some light pitting to the
gilt in the horizontal lined areas. Overall in good condition.
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
CONFEDERATE - ARMY GENERAL SERVICE - CS81A - 24mm
B/M - S. Buckley & Co. Birmingham. CSA letters are 7mm in
height and there are 3 lines in the triangular serrifs of the 'S'.
Minor wear shows on high relief areas. Has a mellow color patina.
CONFEDERATE CAVALRY - CS126A - 24mm B/M HT & B
Manchester. Stippled Roman 'C' on plain field with border.
Even light patina with little to no wear.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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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