Queen Alexandras Royal Army Nursing Corps Officers Pair of Brass Buttons, Large and Medium Patterns, King's Crown
Circa 26mm and 17mm respectively, with fixed shanks and both maker marked Gaunt London. Both in very good condition. These are scarce buttons, only worn from 1949 to 1952, with a change in crown thereafter to a QEII crown.
In March 1902, Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS) was established by Royal Warrant, and was named after Queen Alexandra, who beca... read more
Scarce Pair of Royal Army Service Corps ( RASC ) Officer's Buttons - Edward VIII
One large pattern at circa 25mm in diameter and one medium pattern button at circa 19mm in diameter, both with fixed shanks and maker marked JR Gaunt London to the reverse. In good condition, with minor service wear. King Edward VIII abdicated before his Coronation. Scarce.
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3rd County of London (Sharpshooters) Officer's Cap / Mess Dress Mounted Gilt Button
Circa 14mm in diameter, 3LY in gilt mounted on gilt domed button, fixed shank and maker marked Jennens & Co London. In very good condition. An early button. Scarce.
Ripley & Darmanin "Yeomanry Buttons 1830 - 2000" fig 138 refers.
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Suffolk Yeomanry Cavalry Large Pattern Gilt Brass Button
Circa 24mm in diameter, fixed shank, maker marked Firmin& Sons, London. Button looks mainly dark / black toned but evidence of gilt finish. An early button only worn c1875 - 1883. Scarce.
Ripley & Darmanin "Yeomanry Buttons 1830 - 2000" No 211 refers (found in gilt and brass).
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Royal Scots Officers Silver Plated and Gilt Mounted Mess Dress Button
Circa 16mm in diameter, fixed shank (slightly bent over) and maker marked Jennens & Co, London. Slight polishing to highpoints but a lovely early button.
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WW1 Indian Army - 87th Punjabis Regiment Officer's Silver Plated and Gilt Mounted Mess Dress / Cap Button
Circa 14mm in diameter, fixed shank (solder repair) and marked "special quality" to reverse but this is now almost impossible to read due to lead solder stain. Some polishing to highpoints and loss of detail to writing in circlet but a scarce button. Pre 1922.
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The Third Guards Club (Scots Guards) Mufti Blazer / Hunt Button
A scarce semi flat button with floating shank and maker marked Pitt & Co London. Circa 15mm in diameter. First one ever encountered.
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Royal Army Pay Corps Large Pattern Officers Brass Button
A large pattern button with fixed shank. No maker's mark but decorative pattern to the reverse. Circa 26mm in diameter. Worn circa 1929 to 1952. Minor service wear otherwise good condition.
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3rd (Militia) Battalion Durham Light Infantry Mess Dress / Hunt Gilt Brass Flat-backed Button
Gilt finish now mainly back to brass, flat topped QVC crown, with fixed loop and maker marked Jennens & Co, London. Scarce.
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Royal Army Chaplains Department Medium Pattern Gilt Button, QEII issue
Circa 19mm in diameter, fixed shank backmarked Gaunt London. Queen's crown so post 1952. Button and gilt in superb condition.
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