Circa 26mm in diameter, fixed shank (some wobble), maker marked I & B Pearse & Co, London. In very good condition.
Circa 26mm in diameter, floating shank, no makers mark. King's crown. It depicts the badge of this officer training corps on the button. In very good condition. Pre 1952. Not often encountered.
See also item 61082 for another example and item 55435 for the medium pattern button.
Two large, one QVC the other KC, no maker marks, fixed shanks. The KC one has been lacquered. 5 medium pattern, all kings crown, fixed shanks and two maker marked one Firmin and the other Groves. As worn by some RVC and 6th DLI.
Outfitter / maker marked : J Ascher London. Blackened brass button with strong fixed shank. Some wear to finish on highpoints. Good condition. Circa 23mm in diameter.
General volunteer artillery pattern button, worn 1873 - 1901. Back-marked Woolley & Co, Birmingham. Scarce maker. Floating shank. Circa 23mm in diameter. Good condition.
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).
Circa 27mm in diameter, fixed shank and maker marked Gaunt London. Pre 1967. In superb condition. LAD = Light Aid Detachment.
Ripley No 409 refers.
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.
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.)
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).
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