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1st Shropshire ( Shrewsbury ) Rifle Volunteers Shropshire Officer 's Large Pattern Silver Plated Button
Large pattern silver plated button, fixed shank, maker marked Jennens & Co, London, circa 25mm in diameter. Victorian crown with a central bugle with the No 48 between the stings. The garter strap as the designation 1st Bat Shropshire Rifles Volunteers. Some light tarnishing and some wear to silver plate on the high points of the button. Scarce.
The No 48 was the precedence number of the County of Shropshire, indicating the order in which the Secretary of State for War accepted each counties offer of volunteer corps.
Code: 57844Price: 55.00 GBP
1st Durham ( Fortress ) Engineer Volunteers White Metal Large Pattern Button
Scarce button, fixed shank maker marked to reverse E Stillwell & Son, Barbican, Little Britain, London. 24mm in diameter. In very good condition.
Code: 57807Price: 20.00 GBP
8th (Bury ) Lancashire Rifle Volunteers Officer 's Silver plated Medium Pattern Button
Circa19mm in diameter, fixed shank, with maker's details Jennens & Co London to the reverse. A slight edge nick to rim and tarnishing to button otherwise in very good condition with sharp detail. This unit became the 1st Volunteer Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers in 1883. So this is an early volunteer button.
Code: 57748Price: 32.00 GBP
15th ( King 's Own ) Hussars Officer 's Gilt Buttons, one large and one medium pattern
Circa 22mm and 17mm in diameter, both with fixed shanks, same colour and sharp detail with no wear to gilt or detail. The larger maker marked Firmin & Sons Limited London, the smaller blank reverse. They came together. Worn 1902 - 1922.
Ripley No 45 refers.
Code: 57747Price: 22.00 GBP
1st Royal Surrey Militia Officer 's Silver Plated Medium Pattern Button
Circa 18mm in diameter, fixed shank, maker marked C. Pitt & Co, 50 St Martin's Lane, London. In very good condition with no wear to plate. Worn 1855 - 1881.
Ripley no 491 refers.
Code: 57613Price: 18.00 GBP
3rd West York Light Infantry Militia Silver Plated Officer 's Large Pattern Button
Circa 22mm in diameter, fixed shank, maker marked W. Dowler, Superior Quality. In very good condition with some tarnishing to silver which will clean off with a light polish. This pattern may also have been worn by some West Yorkshire Rifle Volunteer Corps.
Ripley No 502 refers.
Code: 57611Price: 25.00 GBP
3rd ( City of London ) Volunteer Battalion, The London Regiment ( The Royal Fusiliers ) Officer 's Silver Plated Large Pattern Button
Circa 24mm in diameter, fixed shank, maker marked POW feathers and Jennens & Co; London. An attractive officer 's silver plated button with great design and sharp detail and only the slightest of wear to the high-points. Worn pre-1908, after which they became the 7th Bn.
Code: 57608Price: 24.00 GBP
55th Regiment of Foot Officer 's Large Pattern Gilt Button, 1855 - 1881
Circa 24mm in diameter, fixed shank, maker marked POW feathers and Jennens & Co, London. Gilt bright, in tip top condition. From 1881, the 55th were redesignated as the 2nd Battalion, the Border Regiment.
Ripley No 145 refers.
Code: 57604Price: 24.00 GBP
24th ( 2nd Warwickshire ) Regiment of Foot Officer 's Medium Pattern Gilt Button
Circa 19mm in diameter, fixed shank, backmarked Stillwell & Son, London. Gilt bright and in very good condition. Worn 1855 - 1881.
Ripley No 112 refers.
86th ( Royal County Down, Ireland ) Regiment of Foot Officer 's Medium Pattern Gilt Button
Circa 19mm in diameter, fixed shank, backmarked Jennens & Co, London. Gilt dulled and some minor tarnishing otherwise in good condition. Worn 1855 - 1881.
Ripley No 174 refers.
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