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CIVIL WAR RELICS
CIVIL WAR AND HISTORICAL MEMORABILIA
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.
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BU-128
BU-127
BU-126
BU-124
BU-123
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.
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.
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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SOLD
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.
BU-135
GEORGIA STATE SEAL BUTTON - MINTZER - Approx.
24mm+. Desirable Georgia State Seal with the W.G. Mintzer -
Phila 1861, rmdc back mark - one of the few Civil War
buttons actually dated. Button shows very minor wear on the
high relief points and is in VGC.
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$ 210.
BU-134
MICHIGAN STATE SEAL BUTTON - SCOVILL - Approx.
22mm+. Nice Michigan State Seal with the SCOVILL MFG
CO. WATERBURY back mark . Button shows minor wear on
the high relief points and is in VGC but does have an ever so
slight push on the high point of crown.
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$ 200.
BU-133
U.S. ARTILLERY OFFICER'S BUTTON - HORSTMANN -
RMDC
- Approx. 21mm. Nice Artillery Eagle 'A' with the W.H.
HORSTMANN & SONS - PHI, rmdc pre-War back mark .
Button shows minor wear on the high relief points and is in
VGC.
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$ 60.
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BU-136
RARE BERDAN'S SHARPSHOOTERS RUBBER BUTTON -
Approx. 20mm+. General pattern GI-94 General Service button
made of rubber. B/M - N.R. Co. / Goodyear's P=T 1851. These
were used strictly by the two regiments of Berdan's U.S.
Sharpshooters. Button shows minor wear on the high relief
points, small crazing around edges and is in VGC.
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BU-137
MICHIGAN STATE SEAL BUTTONS - GODDARD &
BRO. - EXTRA
- Two Michigan State Seal Buttons -
one coat, one cuff - dug, recovered from battlefield of
Mine Run, Va. in the location of the 4th and 5th
Michigan Infantry position. Faces are relatively good,
the reverse, especially on the coat size is difficult to
read the back mark but there is enough to figure out
the back mark.
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$ 225.
BU-138
DRAGOON - OFFICER'S - HORSTMANN BROS & ALLIEN
- Approx. 23 mm. Pre-War Dragoon with 'Horstmann Bro. &
Allien NY' rmdc back mark. Button shows wear on the high
relief points and is in VGC.
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$ 125.
BU-139
DRAGOON - OFFICER'S - HORSTMANN & SONS - Approx.
21 mm. Pre-War Dragoon with 'W.H. Horstmann & Sons
Phi.' rmdc back mark. Button shows minor wear on the high
relief points and is in VGC.
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BU-140
RIFLEMAN - OFFICER'S - STEELE & JOHNSON - Approx.
22+ mm. Rifleman's button with 'Steele & Johnson' back
mark. Button shows very minor wear on the high relief points
and is in VGC.
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$ 110.
BU-141
DRAGOON - OFFICER'S - W.G. MINTZER - Approx. 21
mm. Pre-War Dragoon with 'W.G. MINTZER - PHILD' rmdc
back mark. Button shows very minor wear on the high relief
points and is in VGC.
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$ 125.
BU-142
KENTUCKY STATE SEAL - HORSTMANN & ALLIEN -
Approx. 23 mm. KY1D War period 1860-65 'Horstmann &
Allien N.Y.' flat back back mark. Button shows minor wear on
the high relief points and is in VGC. Difficult to find this
border state button with a War dated back mark.
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$ 525.
BU-143
LAFAYETTE - TOUR OF US BUTTON - Approx. 20 mm.
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eavenworth, Hayden & Scovill - 1 piece button with shank.
Recovered in Northern Virginia this button was made to
commemorate the visit of Revolutionary War hero Marquis de
Lafayette in 1824-5. It was his first visit to the US since the
War.
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$ 64.