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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 good condition.
RHODE ISLAND STATE SEAL RI8D - 23mm B/M "*D.
Evans * Co. * Attleboro * Mass *". Wear to high relief
areas. Very good Condition.
SOUTH CAROLINA SC15 - 18mm B/M "Horstmann &
Allien NY". Very good condition for a common
CONFEDERATE ARMY OFFICER - CS5A5 - 19mm -
B/M Extra Rich - Treble Gilt . Most common of
Confederate Officer's buttons - Drooped wing eagle with
11 stars surrounding and border. Smaller counterpart to
the 24mm size. Wear on high relief areas. Very good
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.
VERMONT - NORWICH UNIVERSITY CADET - SU287 -
19mm B/M - "ROBINSONS EXTRA" RMDC - 1 piece.
Retains 95+% of original gilt. Very little wear. Very good
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.
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
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 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.