King's crown, most probably Indian Army. Circa 24mm in diameter.
Circa 25mm in diameter, fixed shank and maker marked JR Gaunt & Son Ltd Montreal Made in England. Slight indent to reverse of button otherwise in very good condition. King's crown so pre 1952.
Circa 26mm in diameter, fixed shank, Military outfitters Phelps & Co, London to reverse. Blackened, some wear to black finish on highpoints. A camel to centre below a number 3 and the words Bahawalpur Abbas Mounted Infantry around the rim face.
which confirms during the Third Afghan War of 1919, the Bahawalpur Mounted Rifles and Camel Transport Corps operated in the Zhob Valley in Baluchistan. After the war, the Camel Corps was disbanded and the remaining elements eventually emerged as the 1st Bahawalpur Sadiq Battalion in 1924.
Circa 24mm in diameter, fixed shank and maker marked V & R Blakemore, Birmingham. Some staining to button but otherwise in good condition. Worn circa 1902 - 1936. Scarce.
Brass button back stamped Van Staveren, Wellington, with floating shank. Circa 2.1cm in diameter.
Corbett, pages 295-298 refer.
RAN officer's gilt button in very good condition with fixed shank and maker marked Stokes & Sons, Melbourne. Circa 24mm in diameter.
A matched pair of brass buttons, maker marked JR Gaunt London to the reverse. Some modest service wear. Most probably off forage cap / service dress cap. Circa 17mm in diameter. Scarce if you are looking to repair your cap!
Circa 26mm in diameter, fixed shank, backmarked "A.J. Parkes, Brisbane". In very good condition.
Circa 15mm in diameter, fixed shank, maker marked Firmin London. Silver plate worn to front otherwise in good condition.
All in good condition, 4 different types, 3 large pattern and 1 medium pattern, as follows:
Black Plastic, circa 24mm in diameter, fixed shank, maker marked Canadian Buttons Limited
Gilt Brass Officer issue, circa 25mm in diameter, fixed shank, no maker but a star pattern to its reverse
Brass Other Ranks issue, circa 26mm in diameter, floating shank, maker marked JR Gaunt & Son Ltd, Montreal
Brass Other Ranks issue, circa 19mm in diameter, maker marked United-Carr Canada.
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