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Matched Pair of General Service White Metal Small Cap Buttons, Kings Crown

Circa 12mm in diameter, fixed shanks and blank reverse. Kings' crown. As worn by volunteers and militia on the cap 1901-1908. Scarce.

Comm FB

Comm FB

Code: 62210Price: 10.00 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: 62205Price: 42.00 GBP


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504th LAD Regiment (The Lovat Scouts R A (Royal Artillery)) Large Pattern Officers Gilt Button

Circa 27mm in diameter, fixed shank and maker marked Gaunt London. Pre 1967. In superb condition. LAD = Light Aid Detachment.

Ripley No 409 refers.

D10

Code: 61991Price: 6.00 GBP


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13th Queens Westminsters (Volunteer Rifle Corps (VRC)) Black Horn Large Pattern Button, QVC

Circa 23mm in diameter, fixed shank, no maker's mark. In reasonable condition, some damage rim to far right edge (see photos). Worn prior to 1902 as it bears a Queen Victoria crown. Later the 6th VB KRRC and then the 16th (County of London) Battalion, the London Regiment.

Ripley No 441 refers (for the later 1908 pattern). MHS Bulletin Vol VI No 22 (Nov 1955) Item 53 (page 35) for this example.

D10.

Code: 61987Price: 20.00 GBP


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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:


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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:


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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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