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Napoleonic Georgian 27th Northumberland Militia Silver Plated Officers Coatee Tunic Button

Circa 15mm in diameter, fixed shank, maker marked 'Firmin & Co, Strand'. Silver plated copper, convex button without a rim, in very good condition. Scarce. Worn circa 1800 - 1840 on the coatee.

Col DR Wood 'The Fifth & Its Badges" No 621A refers (except that the maker Firmin & Co, Strand is not noted as an existing example. Two others noted: one with Firmin & Westall, the other Firmin &Co, London.)

G35

Code: 61931Price: 55.00 GBP


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Napoleonic Georgian Scottish Sutherland Local Militia Silver Plated Coattee Button

An attractive but small open backed button, fixed shank and maker marked - London. Maker possibly Firmin, but cannot make that out with certainty. Circa 16mm in diameter. Silver plate, some toning, but in tip top condition. Worn circa 1808 - 1816.

G32.1

Code: 61892Price:


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3rd Volunteer Battalion (VB) Gloucestershire Regiment Officers Large Pattern Bronzed Button

Circa 25mm in diameter with fixed shank, maker marked PEARSON & HUGGINS BRISTOL (these particular buttons are found either to this manufacturer or blank). This is the officers bronzed finish version. In very good condition. HQ Bristol. Became 6th Battalion (TF) in 1908. maker marked PEARSON & HUGGINS BRISTOL (these particular buttons are found either to this manufacturer or blank).

Comm BP

Code: 61889Price: 25.00 GBP


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3rd Volunteer Battalion (VB) Gloucestershire Regiment Large Pattern Brass Button

Circa 25mm in diameter with floating shank, this is the scarcer brass other ranks version. Blank reverse . In very good condition. HQ Bristol. Became 6th Battalion (TF) in 1908.

Comm BP

Code: 61888Price: 16.00 GBP


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3rd Volunteer Battalion (VB) Gloucestershire Regiment Large Pattern White Metal Button

Circa 25mm in diameter with floating shank, maker marked PEARSON & HUGGINS BRISTOL (these particular buttons are found either to this manufacturer or blank). This is the white metal other ranks version. In very good condition. HQ Bristol. Became 6th Battalion (TF) in 1908.

Comm BP

Code: 61887Price: 14.00 GBP


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Royal South Gloucestershire Militia Officers Silver Plated Large Pattern Button, pre 1855

Circa 21.5mm in diameter, fixed shank and maker marked Jennens & Co, London. This is a closed backed coatee button with a scallop rim and a central coronet over "S.G" . In very good condition with no wear to silver plate. Circa 1830 -1854. In 1854 they became a Light Infantry unit (Hayes p327) and adopted the button shown by Ripley as item no 462 (separately listed for sale as both gilt and silver plated versions).

Ripley No 461 refers.

Comm BP

Code: 61886Price: 32.00 GBP


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Rare Gilt South Gloucestershire Light Infantry Militia Officers Large Pattern Button, 1855 - 1881

Circa 26mm in diameter, fixed shank, maker marked C. Smith & Son, 5 New Burlington Street, London to reverse. Gilt very bright and in fabulous condition. A scarce back mark also.

Ripley lists also the gilt version in his book Buttons of the British Army 1855 - 1970 (No 462 refers).

Comm BP

Code: 61885Price: 45.00 GBP


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Cheshire Rifle Volunteers Large and Medium Pattern White Metal Buttons

A pair of other ranks white metal buttons, the larger is circa 24mm in diameter and the medium pattern one is circa 17mm in diameter. Both with shanks, the one on the larger one slightly bent over and maker marked Cross & Morgan.

Comm FB

Code: 61672Price: 30.00 GBP


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3rd Volunteer Battalion (VB) Gloucestershire Regiment White Metal Large Pattern Button

Circa 25mm in diameter, floating shank, maker marked PEARSON & HUGGINS BRISTOL (these particular buttons are only found to this manufacturer). In very good condition. HQ Bristol. Became 6th Battalion (TF) in 1908.

Comm BP

Code: 61538Price:


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3rd City of London Volunteer Battalion Medium Pattern Officers Gilt Mounted on Silver Plated Button

Circa 16mm in diameter, fixed shank, maker marked Firmin & Sons Ltd. Gilt mounted device on a dark toned silver plated button. A cracker of a button in very good condition. Worn pre-1908, after which they became the 7th Battalion.

E15.4

Code: 61352Price: 10.00 GBP

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