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West African - Gold Coast Defence Force ( Volunteers ) Officer 's Large Pattern Gilt Button , c1927 - 1939
A stunning and scarce button worn by this all white volunteer unit, fixed shank, circa 22mm in diameter, reverse states " Extra Superb " - says it all really! Some minor wear to gilt.
See Renfrew el al Vol 1 no 367 for a picture of the cap badge which is identical to the motif on the button.
Code: 58120Price: 35.00 GBP
Shanghai Volunteer Corps ( SVC ) Large Pattern Blackened Brass Button
A blackened brass button, circa 22mm in diameter, fixed shank and back marked Hobson & Sons, London W. Letters SVC within a garter strap containing the date April 4th 1854, the year of its incorporation. Scarce.
Code: 57944Price: 45.00 GBP
Victorian East India Railway Volunteer Rifles Medium White Metal Button
19mm in diameter. Fixed shank, Backmarked "J. Platt & Co, St Martin's Lane" (London). In good condition. See also item 50876 for the larger pattern button and also item 50389 for a matched pair of collars to this scarce unit.
Code: 56692Price: 5.00 GBP
Australian Military Forces Bronze Medium Pattern Cuff Button
Circa 77mm in diameter, floating shank, English made with maker mark JR Gaunt & Son Ltd, London. King 's crown.
Code: 56615Price: 3.00 GBP
Edward VII Australian Commonwealth Staff Large Pattern OSD Bronze Button
Circa 26mm in diameter, cypher of King Edward VII, bronze OSD appearance. Some verdigris to reverse and hard to read the maker's detail due to some corrosion. Original shank. Scarce.
Code: 56131Price: 15.00 GBP
Victorian Australian New South Wales Colonial Defence Force Battalion Other Rank 's Large Pattern Brass Button
Unusual maker, Beckworths Ltd, London. Floating shank. Circa 24mm in diameter. Sharp detail but could do with a light clean. Pre 1902.
Code: 56130Price: 25.00 GBP
Pair of Small pattern Imperial Australian Military Forces Brass Cap Buttons, King 's Crown
A matched pair of brass buttons, maker marked JR Gaunt London to the reverse. Some modest service wear. Most probably off forage cap / service dress cap. Circa 17mm in diameter. Scarce if you are looking to repair your cap!
Code: 56129Price: 12.00 GBP
Large Gilt Officers Button Australian Miltiary Forces - Victorian Imperial Crown
Circa 26mm in diameter, Backmarked "A.J. Parkes, Brisbane". In very good condition. Pre 1902 style crown.
Code: 55755Price: 12.00 GBP
Victorian Queen's Own 2nd Rifles of Canada Black Medium Pattern Button
Circa 17mm in diameter, black button, fixed shank, blank reverse. In very good condition.
Code: 55623Price: 6.00 GBP
Lord Strathcona's Horse ( Royal Canadians ) Officer's Medium Pattern Gilt Button
Circa 19mm in diameter, fixed shank, backmarked Hawkes & Co, London. In very good condition.
Code: 55622Price: 6.00 GBP
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