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Napoleonic Manchester & Salford Volunteers Officers Large Tunic Button
Circa 21mm in diameter, open backed with fixed shank. Maker marked Hammond, Tuner & Dickinson (operated out of 100 Snowhill, Birmingham from 1790 to 1823) to reverse. Gilt to front now mainly worn back to the copper base but in very good and attractive condition. The letters M S V below a rose. Scarce. (It was their yeomanry colleagues who on the 16th August 1819 achieved infamy at the Peterloo massacre)
Code: 60212Price: 75.00 GBP
Victorian Northamptonshire & Rutland Militia Officers Silver Plated Large Pattern Button
Circa 25mm in diameter, fixed shank, with maker marks POW feathers / Jennens & Co, London to the reverse. Silver plate is dark toned, minor service wear, but sharp detail. Worn circa 1855 - 1881. Presumably as England's smallest county, Rutland was unable to raise its own establishment of militia.
Ripley No 861 refers.
Code: 60184Price: 25.00 GBP
3rd West York (Light Infantry) Militia Large Pattern Button Officers Large Pattern Silver Plated Button - Scarce Maker
Circa 23mm in diameter, fixed shank, silver plate now very dark toned. Backmarked CR&Co Extra Rich (Charles Rowley & Co., 146-148 High Street, Bordesley Birmingham). A scarce maker, who also supplied buttons through the blockade to some units American units active in the American Civil War.
Code: 59937Price: 22.00 GBP
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Volunteer Infantry Large Pattern Gilt Open Backed Button
A lovely early Napoleonic volunteer coatee button from 1803 - 1808 with original shank to the reverse. This has a few grip marks to it as the shank appears to have been straightened but is strong and functional. Some gilt remaining. Circa 19mm across. The central design was adopted by the Tyneside Scottish during WW1. Rare.
Code: 59674Price: 85.00 GBP
5th (Sutherland & Caithness) Battalion Seaforth Highlanders (Territorial Force) Officer's Gilt Large Pattern Button
Circa 25mm in diameter, fixed shank, maker marked Wm Anderson & Sons, Edinburgh. Gilt bright, in excellent condition (yellow light reflection on button is not a mark).
Victorian 11th / 6th / St George's Volunteer Rifle Corps / 1st Middlesex Victoria Rifles Black Large Pattern Button
Circa 24mm in diameter, fixed shank, no maker's mark. Victorian crown. In very good condition.
Code: 59502Price: 18.00 GBP
Victorian 22nd Queen's Westminsters Rifle Volunteers Officer's Large Pattern White Metal Button
Circa 24mm in diameter, fixed shank, maker marked Samuel Brothers Ld, London. Some slight staining but otherwise in very good condition. Victorian crown.
Code: 59501Price: 18.00 GBP
3rd Volunteer Battalion (VB) Gloucestershire Regiment Brass Large Pattern Button
Circa 24mm in diameter, floating shank, maker marked PEARSON & HUGGINS BRISTOL. Dark toned, a stain to reverse, in good condition. Scarce maker.
Code: 59498Price: 35.00 GBP
Victorian London Scottish Volunteers Officer's White Metal Large Pattern Button
24mm in diameter, fixed shank, maker marked Firmin & Sons Ld, London. Appears to have been plated. In very good condition. Pre 1902.
Code: 59496Price: 25.00 GBP
Victorian The Devonshire Regiment Volunteer Battalion (VB) Officer's Silver Plated Large Pattern Button
Circa 26mm in diameter, fixed shank, maker marked Pitt & Co, 31 Maddox St, London W. A heavy quality silver plated button in good condition with minor wear to plate. Worn 1887 - 1902.
Code: 59495Price: 18.00 GBP
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