Revolutionary War Buttons

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Record of American Uniform and Historical Buttons (Bicentennial Edition) by Alphaeus S. Albert

Uniform Button of the United States 1776-1865 by Warren K. Tice

Insignia of Independence: Military Buttons, Accoutrement Plates, & Gorgets of the American Revolution by Don Troiani and James L. Kochan

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American Revolutionary War Buttons

Z2623     Revolutionary War Enlisted Pewter Intertwined USA Coat Button

Description: Decent button with edge loss and missing shank.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 18.93 mm at the widest point.

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Troiani & Kochan Pg. 196-197

Price: $150.00

Z2588     One-Piece Pewter 8th Massachusetts Regiment of 1781 Button (Revolutionary War)

Description: Nice button with a clear legend and original plate. The stand up shank is intact and the planchet is strong. Scarce in this condition and rarely offered for sale.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 16.32 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Troiani / Kochan Pg. 229-230 AM8H-I

Price: $950.00

Z2533     One-Piece Pewter 2nd Pennsylvania Battalion Button (Revolutionary War)

Description: Here is a scarce Pennsylvania 2nd Battalion button. This has edge loss in one area and has been reshanked at some point. The planchet is straight and you can clearly see the outline of the "2B" over "P."

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 18.49 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Troiani / Kochan Pg. 243 A2BPE

Price: $1,200.00

Z2487     Large Size Revolutionary War Enlisted Pewter Intertwined USA Coat Button

Description: Nice excavated button. This particular example doesn't have a shank or it broke off completely. The planchet is slightly wavy but the legend is readable. There is one edge of the button that has been stabilized which can be seen in the 2nd picture.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 24.59 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Troiani / Kochan Pg. 194-195 AUSA Series

Price: $695.00

Z2484     One-Piece Pewter 3rd Massachusetts Regiment of 1781 Button (Revolutionary War)

Description: Here is a scarce one-piece 2nd pattern large size button. The letters "MASS" over three are legible. You can see the flag pole on the bottom. The shank is missing on this example. There appears to be a very small fracture on the left side of the planchet that has been filled. The edges have been stabilized as well.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 23.12 mm at the widest point

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Troiani / Kochan Pg. 227 AM3E

Price: $325.00

Z2380     Revolutionary War One-Piece Pewter Sixth Massachusetts Regiment Button (1781)

Description: Excavated button with edge loss and the stand up shank is intact although bent over. You can still read the MASS over VI over the crossed sabers.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 17 mm

Recovered: New Boston, Ex. Wendell Lang Collection

Reference: Troiani / Kochan Pg. 228 AM6D

Price: $125.00

Z2358     Revolutionary War Enlisted Pewter Intertwined USA Coat Button

Description: Nice excavated example with clear lettering. The shank is intact and there is a clear mold seam on the back. This example has minimal edge loss.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 19.32 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Troiani/Kochan Pgs. 195-196

Price: $595.00 On Layaway!

Z2351      Rev. War Massachusetts "Ordnance" Buttons of 1778, 5th Regiment

Description: Nice button with detail, a little edge loss, and a broken turret shank.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 18.13 mm

Recovered: Camp Robinson's Farm, New York

Reference: Troiani & Kochan Pg.223 AMO2.E.

Price: $295.00

Z2350     Revolutionary War First Connecticut Regiment Coat Button

Description: Nice button with very little edge loss. The letters are clear and the shank is present. The planchet is slightly wavy.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 24.59 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Troiani/Kochan Pg. 213 A1CRC-E

Price: $1,450.00

Z2242     Massachusetts "Ordnance" Buttons of 1778, 7th Regiment

Description: Decent excavated button with solid turret shank.

Backmark: Blank

Measures:

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Troiani/Kochan Pg. 223 AMO7.f.

Price: $225.00

Z2432     Revolutionary War Massachusetts "Ordnance" Button of 1778, 7th Regiment

Description: Here is an excellent dug button with the turret shank. This one still has some of the original plating on the surface!

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 17.72 mm

Recovered: Hudson Highlands, Ex-Wendell Lang Collection

Reference: Troiani / Kochan Pg. 223 AMO7.F.

Price: $395.00

Z2084     Rev. War Second Connecticut Regiment Officer's Coat Button

Description:  Excellent button with a face constructed of silvered repousse sheet pewter and a wooden back with catgut cords. The face has the "Dolphin" motif surrounding an Arabic "2."

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 25.73 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Troiani/Kochan A2CRA

Price: $2,950.00

Z2274     Large Size Revolutionary War Enlisted Pewter Intertwined USA Coat Button

Description: Very nice large coat size button with the intertwined USA on the front. The stand up shank is intact. This one has been lightly coated and 1CR written on the back for the 1st Conn. Regiment. The planchet is straight and the USA is bold. This button has been coated. No restoration!

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 23.57 mm

Recovered: Connecticut Village Site, Camp of the 1st Connecticut Regiment

Reference: Troiani/Kochan AUSAA-E

Price: $1,250.00

Z2138     Two-Piece Continental Artillery Officer's Cuff Button (Revolutionary War)

Description: Excellent excavated button! These originally had a wooden back with a cat gut cord. The wooden back has long since deteriorated on this excavated example.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 17.34 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY3A, Troiani/Kochan ACAI

Price: $1,100.00 SOLD

Z2521     One-Piece Blouse Button

Description: Excavated button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 17.24 mm

Recovered: Camp Robinson's Farm New York

Price: $35.00

British Revolutionary War Buttons

Z2581     One-Piece Pewter British 20th Regiment of Foot Button (Revolutionary War)

Description: Nice button with clear detail missing the shank.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 16.72 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Troiani / Kochan Pg. 66-67 B20I

Price: $275.00

Z2598     One-Piece Pewter British 21st Regiment of Foot Button (Revolutionary War)

Description: Very nice excavated button that appears to be a water find. This regiment was known as the "Royal North British Fuzileers."

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 18.75 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Troiani/Kochan Pg. 69 B21D

Price: $350.00

Z2574     One-Piece Pewter British 22nd Regiment of Foot Coat Button (Revolutionary War)

Description: Nice enlisted man's coat size button missing the shank. This variant has a raised "22." Troiani and Kochan state this specific "raised" number style was part of the, "1775 uniform shipment captured aboard the "HOPE" and subsequently worn by Continental troops in the Northern Army during 1776."

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 22.30 mm

Recovered: Fort Haldimand

Reference: Troiani / Kochan Pg. 73-74 B22I

Price: $375.00

Z2586     One-Piece Pewter British 29th Regiment of Foot Button (Revolutionary War)

Description: Nice large size enlisted man's pattern. This example has a little edge loss and the shank is missing. The legend is clear. Troiani and Kochan state this pattern was used circa 1771-1773.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 25.88 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Troiani / Kochan Pg. 84-85 B29H

Price: $325.00

Z2448     Revolutionary War British 34th Regiment of Foot Button (One-Piece Pewter)

Description:  Nice example and obviously a water recovery. The planchet is slightly wavy and the iron shank has rusted away.

Measures: 21.59 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Troiani / Kochan Pg. 91-92 B34

Price: $425.00

Z2505     One-Piece Pewter British 34th Regiment of Foot Button (Revolutionary War)

Description: Nice button missing the shank. This has an Arabic 34 on a lined field.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 16.74 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Troiani / Kochan Pg. 92 B34J

Price: $325.00

Z2381     Revolutionary War British 74th Regiment of Foot Button

Description: Nice excavated button with the iron shank present. This one has some edge stabilization.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 17.26 mm

Recovered: Castine, Maine

Reference: Troiani / Kochan Pg. 142 B74D

Price: $250.00

Z2502     One-Piece Pewter British 84th Regiment of Foot Button (Royal Highland Emigrants / Revolutionary War)

Description: Here is a decent button from a scarce regiment. Trioani states this pattern is from 1776-1778. This is the large enlisted man's size. There are some edge chips and the iron shank is missing.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 23.85 mm at the widest portion

Recovered: New York

Reference: Troiani / Kochan Pg. 146 B84C

Price: $250.00

   
   

Loyalist Revolutionary War Buttons

   

Z2273     New York Volunteers (3rd American Regiment) Coat Button (Rev. War)

Description:  Here is a nice large size enlisted man's button. The center of the legend has a crown over "NYV." This is a seldom offered button and quite scarce. This particular example is missing the shank and has some edge loss. The cracks around the edge have been filled with glue. to stabilize from further deterioration.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 26.75 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Troiani/Kochan Pg. 173 LNYVB

Price: $995.00

Z2496     Revolutionary War New York Volunteers (Third American Regiment) Coat Button

Description: Very nice excavated button with clear detail all around. The stand up shank is missing on this example and the planchet is slightly wavy.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 22.96 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Troiani & Kochan Pg. 173 LNYVD

Price: $695.00

Z2324     Revolutionary War New York Volunteers (Third American Regiment) Coat Button

Description: Nice button with weak but legible markings.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 22.66 mm

Recovered: Unknown, Ex. Troiani Collection

Reference: Troiani & Kochan Pg. 173 LNYVD

Price: $650.00

   

French Revolutionary War Buttons

Z2560     One-Piece French Navy Enlisted Man's Coat Button (Revolutionary War)

Description: Nice large size button with clear detail. The turret shank on the back is broken and is probably why this button was lost.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 23.71 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Troiani / Kochan Pg. 281-282 FCNF

Price: $250.00

Z2262     French 41st Regiment Cuff Button (Rev. War Period)

Description: Nice button with the turret shank. The detail is a little weak but easily readable. The Soissonnais Regiment was active around New York and Yorktown, Va.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 16.74 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Troiani/Kochan Pg. 270 F41E&F

Price: $120.00

   
   

 

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