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NORTH CAROLINA - DUG NC8C - 22mm B/M - Depressed
Channel with Raised Five Point Star . Shank is the late War
sheet metal style. Front has push in middle and traces of gilt
left in protected areas. Metal is solid and for a dug button is in
NEW YORK STATE ARTILLERY - NATIONAL GUARD -
NY20A - 21mm B/M - "HORSTMANN & ALLIEN". Gilt
worn off on high relief areas. Good condition.
PENNSYLVANIA 2ND REGIMENT NATIONAL GUARD -
PA38A - 23mm B/M - "W.G. MINTZER / PHILa" RMDC.
Button has wear to high relief areas and a dent in the side as
shown in photos. Otherwise good condition.
CIVIL WAR RELICS
CIVIL WAR AND HISTORICAL MEMORABILIA
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. Good Condition.
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
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.
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
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.
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