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9th East Norfolk Regiment of Foot Officers Gilt Tunic Button, pre 1855

9th East Norfolk Regiment of Foot Officers Gilt Tunic Button, pre 1855

Circa 20mm in diameter, fixed shank, Jennens & Co London. Gilt dulled otherwise in very good condition and rare.

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Code: 64238

45.00 GBP

The 10th County of London Regiment (Hackney) Officers Large Pattern Gilt Button

The 10th County of London Regiment (Hackney) Officers Large Pattern Gilt Button

Circa 27mm in diameter (larger than usual for other regiments - see also my item 59097), fixed shank, maker's mark Firmin London. Gilt bright. It depicts the tower from the arms of Hackney. Worn 1912 to 1937. A stunning button.

Ripley No 440 refers.

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Code: 64948

20.00 GBP

Volunteer General Staff Large Pattern White Metal Button

Volunteer General Staff Large Pattern White Metal Button

A very old design for a military button, and of a rather uninspiring design, it was first described in the dress regulations of 1822 as a 'Frosted Step and Laurel Button', but later referred to as woven button and for some strange reason the 'death-head' pattern. Floating shank, maker marked 'Uniform Clothing & E.Co, London', circa 23mm in diameter. In very good condition. This pattern was ...  read more

Code: 65131

20.00 GBP

Royal East Kent Mounted Rifles ( Yeomanry ) Officers Medium Pattern Brass Button

Royal East Kent Mounted Rifles ( Yeomanry ) Officers Medium Pattern Brass Button

Circa 19mm in diameter, with fixed shank and back-marked Best London Make. Scarce  read more

Code: 55044

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Early Canadian Militia Officers Gilt Large Pattern Button

Early Canadian Militia Officers Gilt Large Pattern Button

Gilt, but this has unevenly tarnished, although still attractive. Fixed shank. Backmarked C. Pitt & Co Ltd, London. Circa 26mm in diameter. Happy to post to Canada.  read more

Code: 54301

6.00 GBP

Canadian Canada Militia Other Ranks Large Pattern Brass Button

Canadian Canada Militia Other Ranks Large Pattern Brass Button

An English made button, post 1902 issue, with floating shank. Maker marked Thomas Carlyle, Aston, Birmingham, England. Circa 24mm in diameter. In great condition with no wear, staining or damage. Scarce maker.  read more

Code: 54175

6.00 GBP

106th Bombay Light Infantry (2nd Bn DLI) Officers Large Pattern Brass Button

106th Bombay Light Infantry (2nd Bn DLI) Officers Large Pattern Brass Button

A gilt button, circa 26mm in diameter, fixed shank and backmarked Jennens & Co, PoW feathers, London. Worn circa 1855 - 1881. It has been cleaned and gilt is mainly back to the brass and it has a small stain to front edge at about 1 o'clock. Condition reflected in price, sold as seen.

Ripley No 196 refers.

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Code: 67064

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A Rare Pair of Early Royal Navy Officers Buttons pre 1774

A Rare Pair of Early Royal Navy Officers Buttons pre 1774

A Royal Navy Captain's Silver Tunic Button as worn from 1757- 1774 (circa 14mm across) and a less well struck Royal Navy Lieutenant's button of the same era (circa 17mm in diameter), the latter most probably excavated. Both with original shanks. Rare.

Not often you find something of such quality surviving from the Seven Years War!

In 1774, the Royal Navy adopte...  read more

Code: 62828

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6th Gurkha ( Queen Elizabeths Own ) Rifles Set of two Unmarked Silver Mufti Blazer Buttons (QEII crowns)

6th Gurkha ( Queen Elizabeths Own ) Rifles Set of two Unmarked Silver Mufti Blazer Buttons (QEII crowns)

Each battalion of Gurkhas somewhat uniquely in the British Army had its own silversmith. These buttons were made by the regimental silver smith of the 6th Gurkha Rifles. They are flat, cast in silver and both have a silver shank. The larger of the two is circa 19mm in diameter and the smaller 12mm in diameter.

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Code: 57255

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QVC Victorian Cambridge University Rifle Volunteers Large White Metal Button

QVC Victorian Cambridge University Rifle Volunteers Large White Metal Button

Large pattern white metal QVC 2nd ( Cambridge University ) Rifle Volunteer Corps re designated the 4th ( Cambridge University ) Volunteer Battalion the Suffolk Regiment in 1887, circa 23mm in diameter with fixed shank, and maker marked " 36 Rich Quality " on the reverse.

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Code: 56845

12.00 GBP