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Z1846     Record of American Uniform and Historical Buttons by Alphaeus H. Albert (Bicentennial Edition)

Description: This is a great book full of early American buttons. This one is used but in overall decent shape. There is a water spot on the back interior section along with the top of two or three pages.

Price: $25.00

Z1810     Uniform Buttons of the United States 1776-1865 by Warren K. Tice

Description: Nice used example. This is a must have book for any Civil War button collector!

Price: $150.00

Z1876     Federal Infantry Eagle "I" Cuff Button

Description: Nice excavated button with the stand up shank intact. This one still has plenty of gilt on the face.

Backmark: "ROBINSONS / (star) EXTRA (star)" dm between two solid rings

Measures: 15.03 mm

Recovered: Harper's Ferry, West Virginia

Reference: Albert's GI82 to GI91, Tice GI206 and GI215

Price: $15.00

Z1875     Excavated General Service Eagle Coat Button

Description: Here is a very nice excavated general service eagle coat button with the scarce backmark of Steele/Johnson. The stand up shank is intact and the face is loaded with gilt!

Backmark: "*STEELE* / JOHNSON

Measures: 20.91 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Price: $95.00

Z1871     One-Piece Low Convex Artillery Coat Button 1820's-1830's

Description: Nice button with gilt highlighting the eagle.

Backmark: "ROBINSONS / (dot) (star) (dot) EXTRA (dot) (star) (dot) " rm between two pairs of rings

Measures: 21.30 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert AY64, Tice AY199D4

Price: $40.00

Z1866     Federal Infantry Eagle "I" Cuff Button

Description: Nice button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "EXTRA / (star) QUALITY (star)" dm between two solid rings.

Measures: 14.58 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $10.00

Z1864     Federal Infantry Eagle "I" Overcoat Button

Description: Nice large size button with plenty of gilt on the face. The stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "R & W. ROBINSON / (star) EXTRA RICH (star)" dm

Measures: 23.11 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert GI82 to GI91, Tice GI206 and GI215

Price: $30.00 Sale Pending!

Z1863     One-Piece Convex Norwich University Cuff Button

Description: Here is a very nice heavily gilt cuff button used by cadets at Norwich University in Vermont. This one has the stand up shank and is loaded with gilt!

Backmark: Three solid raised rings.

Measures: 14.25 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's SU287, Tice VTS250 AS. 1. variant

Price: $40.00

Z1862     One-Piece Convex Norwich University Coat Button

Description: Nice Norwich University coat size button. The stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "ROBINSONS / (dot) (star) (dot) EXTRA (dot) (star) (dot) " rm

Measures: 18.96 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: AlbertSU287, Tice VTS250A1

Price: $55.00

Z1860     Silvered Two-Piece Federal Infantry Eagle "I" Coat Button 1830's-1840's

Description: Nice silvered eagle button with some wear on the high spots. The stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "TREBLE PLATED ***" dm

Measures: 19.56 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI82, Tice GI206E1

Price: $45.00

Z1859     Early Artillery Corps Cuff Button 1814-1821

Description: Nice button with clear detail. This one has some wear through the patina on the high spots. The shank is intact and bent over.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.59 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY55AV

Price: $35.00

Z1858     One-Piece Navy Coat Button with Impressed Design

Description: This is the impressed style. The eagle is facing left and has a shield with an anchor on the right. This one is missing the shank and is similar to Albert's NA32.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20.77 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's NA32 variant

Price: $95.00

Z1854     One-Piece Federal Eagle "I" Infantry Coat Button (1830's-1840's)

Description: Nice one-piece button with a very crisp backmark. The shank is intact but slightly tweaked.

Backmark: ".BEST./QUALITY" rm in script

Measures: 18.68 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI79, GI200C2

Price: $55.00

Z1853     Two-Piece Federal Eagle "I" Infantry Coat Button (1830's-1840's)

Description: Here is a very nice Infantry coat button. This one has a stand up shank that is ever so slightly bent. This is a scarce backmark that isn't encountered that often.

Backmark: "RICH / IMPERIAL."

Measures: 19.84 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI82, Tice GIUNCL 14

Price: $65.00

Z1852     One-Piece Low-Convex General Service Militia Button 1820's-1830's

Description:  Nicely silvered militia button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "*BEST PLATED.* / LONDON." rm between two solid rings

Measures: 19.79 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI67

Price: $50.00

Z1835     First Regiment Officer's Button, War of 1812

Description: Nice silvered non excavated 1st regiment officer's button. This one has a blank back and the stand up shank is intact although bent.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 24.77 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI53R1

Price: $350.00

Z1834     One-Piece Low Convex Artillery Coat Button 1820's-1830's

Description: Nice button, loaded with gilt, stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "ROBINSONS / (dot) (star) (dot) EXTRA (dot) (star) (dot) " rm between two pairs of rings

Measures: 19.75 mm

Recovered: Albert AY64, Tice AY199D4

Price: $50.00

Z1832     One-Piece Cast Pewter US Infantry Coat Button (1808-1830)

Description: Nice legible button with the shank intact although bent over.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 19 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI30A

Price: $40.00

Z1831     Silvered One-Piece Massachusetts Militia Button 1820's

Description: Nicely silvered button that is missing the shank.

Backmark: ".SUPERIOR. / PLATED" dm between two solid rings

Measures: 24.79 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's MS19, Tice MS036 unlisted

Price: $45.00

Z1830     One-Piece Massachusetts Militia Button 1820's

Description: Non excavated example that is missing the shank.

Backmark: ".SILVER'D SURFACE. /WARRANTED" dm

Measures: 22.30 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's MS27, Tice MS110 Uncl3

Price: $35.00

Z1829     One-Piece Massachusetts Militia Button 1820's

Description: Nice imported coat button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "RICH QUALITY / LONDON / ********" dm

Measures: 24.87 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's MS19, Tice MS036.A.4.

Price: $65.00

Z1828     One-Piece Massachusetts Militia Button 1820's

Description: Nice non excavated button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "RICH QUALITY / LONDON / ********" dm

Measures: 22.59 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Abert's MS27, Tice MS110B1

Price: $55.00

Z1827     One-Piece Regiment of Riflemen Button

Description: Nice excavated button that is missing the shank. This one appears to be a water find.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.83 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's RF13

Price: $40.00

Z1826     One-Piece Regiment of Riflemen Button

Description: Nice excavated button with the shank intact but bent. There is a slight bump on the top edge of the button.

Backmark: "CRUMPTON PHILa" rm

Measures: 20.35 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's RF13

Price: $120.00

Z1822     Two-Piece US Army "Great Coat" Coat Button

Description: Nice excavated button with the stand up shank intact. This one is more legible than the pictures show.

Backmark: "UNITED / (star) (dot) (star) STATES (star) (dot) (star) " rm between two rings of dots

Measures: 20 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI71A

Price: $35.00

Z1820     Large Federal Diplomatic Coat Button

Description:  Nicely gilted diplomatic coat button with the Paris backmark. This variant is unlisted in Albert's button book. The stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "MEINVIELLE-SCHNEIDER / PARIS" dm between a solid inner ring and outer ring of dots.

Measures: 28 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $250.00

Z1818     Early One-Piece Vermont Militia Coat Button

Description: Here is a scarce Vermont button with the Peasley backmark. This one was excavated long ago and has a crack and is missing the shank.

Backmark: "A.M.PEASLEY. / **BOSTON*

Measures: 22.88 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's VT2A1

Price: $295.00

Z1817     1820's Jacksonian Cuff Button with Liberty / Union

Description: Nice button with a scarcer backmark. This is a false three piece button. It is actually made of two pieces. The stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: ".FANCY. ORANGE COLOR" rm

Measures: 13 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $120.00

Z1816     Federate Eagle "I" Infantry Coat Button (1830's-1840's)

Description: Nice copper faced button that is gilted with silver on the face. The silver has tarnished revealing the high points of the eagle. This one has the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: ".SCOVILL. / WATERBURY" dm with two interior rings of dots.

Measures: 19 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI82, Tice GI206

Price: $40.00

Z1814     One-Piece Convex Norwich University Cuff Button

Description: Here is a very nice heavily gilt cuff button used by cadets at Norwich University in Vermont. This one has the stand up shank and is loaded with gilt!

Backmark: Three solid raised rings.

Measures: 14.38 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's SU287, Tice VTS250 AS. 1. variant

Price: $40.00

Z1764     One-Piece Pewter Infantry Button (Reshanked)

Description: Nice excavated button without any chips on the edge. This one has been reshanked but the detail is great!

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 22.13 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: GI41B

Price: $125.00

Z1763     One-Piece Fifth Regiment of Infantry Officer Button

Description: Scarce button but well worn and appears to be hammered. This one has a "5" stamped into the bottom.

Backmark: New York?

Measures: 26.1 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: GI53R5B

Price: $95.00

Z1761     One Piece Convex Eagle Infantry "I" Button 1830's

Description: Excellent button with detail.

Backmark: "PLATED" / (wreath) , rm between two rings

Measures: 20.83 mm

Recovered: Ref: Albert GI79, Tice GI200D3

Price: $50.00

Z1759     One-Piece Cast Pewter Infantry Button (1811)

Description: Nice excavated button with the shank intact.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.25 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: GI47AV

Price: $50.00

Z1758     One-Piece Convex Pewter Infantry Button

Description: Nice button missing the shank. The convex planchet is slightly out of round.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 15.98 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI45AV

Price: $50.00

Z1757     Third Regiment of Artillerists Coat Button

Description: Here is a 3rd Regiment of artillery coat button that appears to be a water find. This one is missing the shank and has a script "A" on the eagles chest.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 19.92 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: AY34A

Price: $35.00

Z1756     One-Piece Pewter Infantry Cuff Button 1812-1815

Description: Nice foliate Infantry button with the stand up shank. The shank is slightly bent.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.38 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: GI36

Price: $40.00

Z1754     One-Piece Pewter Infantry Button

Description: Nice excavated button with 17 stars surrounding the eagle. The planchet is slightly wavy and the shank is bent over.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 13.85 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: GI46AVC

Price: $75.00

Z1753     One-Piece Artillery Coat Button

Description: Nicely detailed button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: ".*. SUPERIOR.*. / QUALITY" rm between two solid rings

Measures: 19.79 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Tice AY200A8 variant

Price: $50.00

Z1751     One-Piece Pewter Convex Infantry Cuff Button 1815-1821

Description: Decent excavated button. This one has a push on the lower right edge. The stand up shank is intact but bent over. The eagle is holding three arrows in the right talon.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.71 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI38B

Price: $25.00

Z1748     One-Piece Pewter General Service Button 1808-1830

Description: Dug button missing the shank. This is the wide letter version. The planchet is slightly wavy.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.25 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI30AV

Price: $20.00

Z1747     One-Piece Convex Pewter Infantry Button

Description: Nice button with a missing shank. One little scrape on the wing.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.59 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI45AV

Price: $40.00

Z1746     One-Piece Pewter General Service Button 1808-1830

Description: Nice button with the shank intact although bent over.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 13.7 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI30AV

Price: $30.00

Z1745     One-Piece Convex Eagle Artillery "A" Coat Button 1821-1830's

Description: Nice excavated button with a clear backmark and stand up shank. You can slightly see the "A" on the sheild.

Backmark: "UNITED ** STATES **" rm between two rows of dots.

Measures: 18.17 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Tice AY199A17

Price: $45.00

Z1744     One-Piece Pewter Infantry Cuff Button 1821

Description: Nice button, slightly out of shape and the shank is damaged.

Backmark: Blank with two rings

Measures: 14.79 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI77AV

Price: $40.00

Z1743     One-Piece Pewter Infantry Cuff Button 1812-1815

Description: Nice button. The stand up shank is intact although bent.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.32 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI36A3

Price: $40.00

Z1742     One-Piece Pewter General Service Button 1808-1830

Description: Nice flat button missing the shank.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.45 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI30AV

Price: $25.00

Z1741     One-Piece Pewter Infantry Cuff Button

Description: Excavated button with the eagle surrounded by stars. This one has a shank intact although bent.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 13.75 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: GI46AV

Price: $35.00

Z1740     One-Piece Pewter US Army Coat Button 1808-1830

Description: Excavated example with some chipping on the edges. The shank is missing.

Backmark: Blank

Measures:  19.70 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI30A

Price: $20.00

Z1739     One-Piece Pewter Infantry Cuff Button (Reshanked)

Description:  Nice button with detail. The shank has been restored.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 13.91 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: GI46AV

Price: $75.00

Z1736     One-Piece Pewter Infantry Cuff Button 1812-1815

Description: Nice dug example with the stand up shank intact. The shank is ever so slightly bent. This style has the star tip pointing down.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.22 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI36A3

Price: $50.00

Z1735     One-Piece Third Regiment of Artillery Cuff Button 1813-1814

Description: Nice excavated button with the stand up shank intact!

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.53 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY38A1

Price: $65.00

Z1734     One-Piece Pewter First Infantry Regiment Cuff Button

Description: Dug example with the eagle over an oval with 1 RT. The button is crusty but hard to find in this size.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.62 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's 32R1C

Price: $50.00

Z1732     One-Piece Pewter Infantry Button 1811

Description: Nice excavated button with the original shank which is squashed.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.33 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI47Av1

Price: $65.00

Z1731     One-Piece Second Regiment of Artillery Cuff Button 1813-1814

Description: Nice button stamped out of center. Shank is missing.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.41 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY37

Price: $35.00

Z1730     One-Piece Regiment of Rifleman Coat Button

Description: Nice button that was lightly cleaned long ago. The "RR" is quite prominent. The stand up shank is missing.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 18.89 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's RF1A

Price: $50.00

Z1729     One-Piece First Regiment of Artillerists Coat Button 1811-1813

Description: Nice excavated button that is missing the shank. This was clearly another button before as it has remnants of a previous backmark.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 22.07 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY32A

Price: $60.00

Z1728     One-Piece Light Artillery Cuff Button 1808-1821

Description: Nice button with a dark patina and stand up shank. This style has the arrow going through the oval. The face is pitted due to being a water recovery.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.42 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY42

Price: $35.00

Z1727    One-Piece Convex Pewter Infantry Cuff Button 1815-1821

Description: Nice pewter convex button with a bent shank. This one is slightly out of round.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.29 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI38A

Price: $35.00

Z1726     One-Piece Artillery Corps Cuff Button 1814-1821

Description: Nice button that was a water recovery. The bank is missing the shank and there is some paper glued to the back.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.90 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY55.AV variant

Price: $25.00

Z1725     One-Piece Pewter US Army Coat Button 1808-1830

Description: Nice war of 1812 US coat button. This one still retains the shank. The planchet is ever so slightly wavy.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 19.72 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI30A

Price: $45.00

Z1724     One-Piece Pewter Convex Infantry Button 1812-1815

Description: Nice excavated button with two small edge chips. This one is missing the shank but retains it's overall shape. The face has an eagle surrounded by United States Infantry with a five pointed star with an oval below.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 21.88 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI41B

Price: $75.00

Z1723     One-Piece Pewter Convex Infantry Button 1812-1815

Description: Nice excavated button with no rim loss or chipping. This example is missing the shank. The planchet has a few minor bends but still retains it's original shape. The face has an eagle surrounded by United States Infantry with a five pointed star with an oval below.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 21.16 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI41B

Price: $85.00

Z1721     One-Piece Third Regiment of Artillery Cuff Button 1813-1814

Description: Nice button, missing shank, very small dent on the planchet.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.06 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY38.1

Price: $40.00

Z1720     One-Piece Low Convex Artillery Coat Button 1820's-1830's

Description: Nice button, loaded with gilt, stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "ROBINSONS / (dot) (star) (dot) EXTRA (dot) (star) (dot) " rm between two pairs of rings

Measures: 18.47 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert AY64, Tice AY199D4

Price: $55.00

Z1719     One-Piece Low Convex Artillery Coat Button 1820's-1830's

Description: Nice button with some gilt remaining. This one has the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "(star) ROBINSONS , JONES & CO (star) A" rm between two rings of solid lines.

Measures: 19.9 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Tice: AY199.D.5

Price: $50.00

Z1718     Early One-Piece Navy Button

Description: Nice button with good detail. Stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "RICH / (dot) COLOR (dot)" rm between two solid rings.

Measures: 15.39 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's NA86.AV variant

Price: $25.00

Z1717     One-Piece Pewter General Service Button 1808-1830 (Reshanked)

Description: Nice button with clear letters. This one has the remains of a six sided star between the U and S. It has been reshanked with a crude shank.

Backmark: "(dot) PHILA (dot) / W.P" rm between two solid rings.

Measures: 18.71 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI30.B

Price: $45.00

Z1716     One-Piece Pewter General Service Button 1808-1830

Description: Nice example with clear letters. The planchet is slightly wavy and the shank is missing. 

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 15.59 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI30.AV

Price: $25.00

Z1715     One-Piece Pewter General Service Button 1808-1830

Description: Nice example with clear letters. The planchet is slightly wavy and the shank is missing. 

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 13.55 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI30.AV

Price: $25.00

Z1714     One-Piece Pewter General Service Button 1808-1830

Description: Nice example with taller letters. The shank is intact and bent over.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 13.77 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI30.AV

Price: $30.00

Z1713     One-Piece Pewter General Service Button 1808-1830

Description: Nice button with clear letters. The planchet is slightly wavy and the shank is missing.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 13.71 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI30.AV

Price: $25.00

Z1702     One Piece Convex Eagle Infantry "I" Button 1830's

Description: Excellent button with detail.

Backmark: "PLATED" / (wreath) , rm between two rings

Measures: 20.65 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Ref: Albert GI79, Tice GI200D3

Price: $45.00

Z1692     Early One-Piece Convex Navy Button

Description:  Here is a nice little Navy button that is still covered in dirt. As you can see, there is plenty of gilt still left on the front and back. The stand up shank is intact. This eagle is surrounded by 15 or 16 six pointed stars.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 13.92 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's NA40's ? 50's?

Price: $125.00

Z1691     Two-Piece Rhode Island State Seal Button

Description: Nice button with a stand up shank intact. This one still has a lot of gilt highlighting the details.

Backmark: "D.EVANS & CO. / .EXTRA" dm

Measures: 15.25 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's RI8, Tice RI203.CS.2.

Price: $30.00

Z1690     One-Piece Cast Pewter Infantry Button (1808-1830)

Description: Nice coat button with clear detail, no flaking and missing shank.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 19.3 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI30.A

Price: $40.00

Z1686     Early One-Piece Navy Button

Description: Nice button with the eagle on anchor surrounded by thirteen starts. Stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "RICH / (dot) COLOR (dot)" rm between two solid rings.

Measures: 15.43 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's NA86.AV variant

Price: $20.00

Z1685     One-Piece Regiment of Rifleman Button (17 Stars) (Reshanked)

Description: Excavated button with a readable face. This one has been reshanked at some point and they didn't do a good job. Priced accordingly.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20.17 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's RF13.A1

Price: $65.00

Z1684     One-Piece Massachusetts Militia Button (Early 1800's)

Description: Scarce cuff size button. This one is in great shape with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "TREBLE GILT (dot) / STAND (dot) COL." dm between two solid rings.

Measures: 16.74 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's MS19, Tice MS036.AS.1

Price: $125.00

Z1678     One-Piece Second Regiment Artillery Button 1813-1814

Description: Nice excavated button with plenty of detail. The shank is missing on this example. There is a small area of paint on the face which could be removed if desired.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY37.A.1

Price: $55.00

Z1676     US Infantry Button 1812-1815

Description: Nice non excavated war of 1812 Infantry button. This one has the wedge shank with the drilled eye. The face has an eagle standing on an oval with "US" on the inside. The eagle is surrounded by stars on the outside.

Backmark: Blank with raised ring of dots.

Measures: 19.85 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $110.00

Z1652     One-Piece US Official Diplomatic Button

Description:  Here is a very nice example with plenty of gilt. The one as a perfect stand up shank.

Backmark: "TREBLE GILT" rm with stars

Measures: 24.3 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's OD 7

Price: $395.00

Z1643     One-Piece Militia Button with Border

Description: Scarce pattern with the thicker border. This example is missing the shank.

Backmark: "BEST PLATED / LONDON" dm

Measures: 21.82 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI57

Price: $75.00

Z1642     One-Piece Caster Pewter Infantry "I" Button 

Description:  Nice excavated button with the stand up shank intact. These are tough buttons to find in decent shape.

Backmark: "ARMITAGE / PHILa" rm

Measures: 18.82 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's 74.A.1

Price: $75.00

Z1641     One-Piece US Infantry Button 1815-1821 (Reshanked)

Description: Nice excavated button that has been reshanked. The eagle is holding three arrows on this version. The backmark is crisp!

Backmark: "*CRUMPTON* / PHILa" rm

Measures: 19.22 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI38.B1

Price: $65.00

Z1640     One-Piece US Infantry Button 1815-1821

Description: Excavated coat button that is slightly flattened out. The shank is missing on this example and the backmark is visible.

Backmark: "*CRUMPTON* PHILA" rm

Measures: 19.43 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI38

Price: $45.00

Z1639     One-Piece Regiment of Artillerists Cuff Button 1811-1813

Description: Nice excavated button. This one appears to be a water find and still has the stand up shank although it's slightly bent.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.71 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY33

Price: $30.00

Z1620     Confederate Stippled Roman "C" Cavalry Button

Description: Nice button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "*HT&B*/MANCHESTER" dm

Measures: 24.37 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Tice CSC200A1

Price: $595.00

Z1619     War of 1812 Infantry Officer's Button

Description: Excellent button with some tarnished silver on the face. The stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "WARRANTED / SUPERFINE" rm on ribbon

Measures: 24.45 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Abert's GI51I

Price: $575.00

Z1617     One-Piece Convex Pewter US Infantry Button

Description: Very nice dug button with the iron shank intact. This one has clear detail and very little edge loss.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 21.25 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI42

Price: $250.00

Z1616     One-Piece First Regiment Artillery Button 1813-1814

Description: Nice button with clear detail and a missing shank.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY36

Price: $65.00

Z1615     One-Piece Regiment of Artillerists Button 1811-1813

Description: Nice button with readable letters and a missing shank. This one appears to be a water find.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 19.59 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY32

Price: $65.00

Z1614     One-Piece Eleventh U.S. Regiment Infantry Button 1798-1802

Description: Nice excavated 11th Regiment button. This one has some lead loss and is missing the shank. The front and part of the back have been coated. Harder to find number.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20.56 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI28.R11

Price: $125.00

Z1613     One-Piece Convex Pewter US Infantry Button (Reshanked)

Description: Nice one-piece pewter button with "US" under the eagle and "United States Infantry" on the outside. This one has been coated on the front and has been reshanked. Nice detail with readable letters.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 22.48 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI42. A

Price: $165.00

Z1612     One-Piece Convex Infantry Coat Button

Description: Nice button with crisp detail and a stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "YOUNG . SMITH & CO / *N.York*

Measures: 19.89 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI79, Tice Unlisted

Price: $55.00

Z1611     One-Piece Second U.S. Regiment Infantry Button 1798-1802

Description: Nice excavated button with clear lettering and a crisp "2." This one still has the shank which is bent over. This one has a crisp edge and the planchet is slightly wavy.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20.73 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Abert's GI28.R2C

Price: $165.00

Z1610     Pewter One-Piece Convex United States Infantry Button

Description: Very nice button with detail, clear letters, and no edge loss. This one is missing the iron shank. This one appears it could be lightly coated.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 21.80 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI41B

Price: $125.00

Z1575     Excavated Federal Poncho Hook

Description: Extremely nice excavated poncho hook with the iron hook still attached. This one is one is loaded with gilt on the face.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 19.09 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Price: $95.00

Z1606     One-Piece Pewter US Infantry Button

Description: Nice one-piece pewter button with "US" under the eagle and "United States Infantry" on the outside. The back is silvered.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 21.36 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI42.A

Price: $165.00

Z1605     One-Piece Convex Artillery "A" Button

Description: Nice excavated early style Artillery button with the shank intact.

Backmark: "R.R. /.*.*.*.*.*.*" rm between two solid rings

Measures: 18.74 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Tice 206.A5

Price: $50.00

Z1604     Early Two-Piece Eagle "D" Dragoons Cuff Button

Description: Nice dug button with a stand up shank.

Backmark: SCOVILL

Measures: 14.05 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Price: $30.00

Z1603     One-Piece Second Regiment of Artillerists Coat Button 1811-1813

Description:  Nice button that still retains it's original shank. Shank is pushed over on it's side.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20.19 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY37.A1

Price: $65.00

Z1601     One-Piece First Light Artillery Cuff Button 1808-1821

Description: Nice excavated button with good detail, a pleasing patina, and a missing shank.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 15.11 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Price: $35.00

Z1599     One-Piece Artillery Coat Button 1808-1821

Description: Nice excavated button with detail. This one is missing the shank.

Backmark: Warranted Treble ???

Measures: 23.38 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY51B

Price: $45.00

Z1598     War of 1812 One-Piece Convex Officer's Cuff Button

Description: Nice button in the hard to find size!

Backmark: "ARMITAGE PHILa" rm

Measures: 15.12 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI51G

Price: $95.00

Z1595     War of 1812 One-Piece Officer's Button

Description: Well worn officer's button with a hole punched through it. The shank is missing.

Backmark: Unreadable

Measures: 24.04 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: GI51.J

Price: $50.00

Z1592     One-Piece Federal Artillery Button Eagle on Cannon 1808-1821

Description: Excellent button with a beautiful backmark and stand up shank.

Backmark: "(dot) STANDARD TREBLE GILT (dot) / LONDON" dm

Measures: 20.35 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's AY52V

Price: $125.00

Z1591     One-Piece Convex War of 1812 11th Regiment Coat Button

Description: Excavated button missing the shank and most of the silver plating on the front. This button is marked "11" below the eagle.

Backmark: Unreadable

Measures: 21.41 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI53R11D

Price: $95.00

Z1588     One-Piece Pewter Second United States Infantry Regiment Button 1798-1802

Description: Nice excavated 2nd US regimental button with very little edge loss. The top of the button has been carved and the shank is missing.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20.49 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI28.R2C

Price: $150.00

Z1583     One-Piece Pewter Convex Infantry Coat Button 1815-1821

Description: Nice excavated button with the original shank. The shank on this example is pushed.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 17.91 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: GI38.Av

Price: $65.00

Z1581     One-Piece Convex Infantry Coat Button

Description: Nicely gilted button. This is the same die pattern as 79G but the I is not lined.

Backmark: Two Solid Rings rm

Measures: 20.34 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's 79G

Price: $60.00

Z1580     One-Piece Pewter Sixth United States Infantry Regiment Button 1798-1802

Description: Nice excavated 6th US regimental button. This one has one very tiny chip on the edge and has been coated. The shank is perfect and vertical. This could almost pass as a non excavated button.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 19.81 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Price: $195.00

Z1579     One-Piece Pewter US Army General Service Coat Button (Reshanked) 1808-1830

Description: Nice excavated pewter button. This one was reshanked at some point.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 19.65 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI30A

Price: $35.00

Z1578     One-Piece Convex US Infantry Button (reshanked)

Description: Nice button with plenty of detail and wear. This one has been professionally reshanked.

Backmark: Ring of dots

Measures: 21.29 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI40 V

Price: $125.00

Z1576     War of 1812 Infantry Officer's Button (Peasley)

Description: Hard to find button with some silver plating left. This one has the Peasley backmark and is missing the shank.

Backmark: "*A.M.PEASLEY* / BOSTON" rm overstamped.

Measures: 22.3 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI51.J

Price: $475.00

Z1574     One-Piece War of 1812 Second Regiment Button

Description: Excellent and hard to find excavated button. This one still has silver in all of the right places.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 23.28 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's 53.R2A

Price: $350.00

Z1571     Rare 28th Pennsylvania "Bucks" Button

Description: This button pictures a running buck with Pennsylvania on the top and "28" in a circle below. These buttons are thought to have been produced in the early 1800's and are extremely scarce with only a few known to exist. There is one pictured in Albert's reference book and a hand drawn example in Tice's reference book. Very little is known about this button. The 28th Pennsylvania mustered into service at the beginning of the American Civil War.

Backmark: "R.MARTIN" rm

Measures: 20.47 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's PA33, Tice PA033.A.1

Price: $1,750.00

Z1570     One-Piece Massachusetts Independent Corps of Cadets Button 1816

Description:  Nice non excavate button missing the shank. This one still has some gilt left. This button features an eagle holding a ribbon that reads, "E Pluribus Unum. The motto on the tops reads, "Monstrat Viam" and the motto below reads, "Independent Cadets."

Backmark: "E.ARMFIELD & SON / (dot) BIRMINGHAM (dot)" rm

Measures: 24.81 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's MS60A, Tice MS116V

Price: $225.00

Z1568     One-Piece First Light Artillery Cuff Button 1808-1821

Description: Nice small button with detail and 13 stars.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.55 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY43.C.V2

Price: $40.00

Z1567     One-Piece Ninth U.S. Regiment Infantry Button 1798-1802

Description: Excellent dug button with no rim loss, a clear "9" and an original shank. The button looks much better in person.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 15.11 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: GI21.R9

Price: $110.00

Z1566     Pewter One-Piece Convex United States Infantry Button

Description: Very nice excavated button with the original curvature and no rim loss. The iron shank has rusted away.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20.39 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI41.B

Price: $125.00

Z1560     One-Piece Militia Coat Button

Description: Heavily silvered button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: EXTRA STRONG PLATED

Measures: 21.89 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI59

Price: $60.00

Z1559     One-Piece Convex Eagle Artillery "A" Button

Description: Very nice specimen with the larger "A" on the shield. It appears this one was coated in laquer many years ago.

Backmark: Blank with Solid Ring

Measures: 19.91 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's 67.A.1.

Price: $50.00

Z1555     One Piece New York Militia Button

Description: Nice early convex New York Militia button. This one is plated and the shank is intact although bent.

Backmark: "(dot) TREBLE (dot) / (dot) PLATED (dot) rm

Measures: 19.33 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's NY12, Tice NY

Price: $75.00

Z1554     US Infantry One-Piece Cast Pewter Infantry Button 1815-1821

Description: Excellent non excavated pewter eagle button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "EAGLE / FACTORY" rm

Measures: 18.6 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI38A2

Price: $150.00

Z1553     One-Piece Regiment of Riflemen Button

Description: Nice harder to find small size button. This one has an eagle with a script "R" on the shield. The shank is partially missing.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 15.54 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's RF3A1

Price: $75.00

Z1552     Early One-Piece Militia Button

Description: Scarce early gilted militia button with the stand up shank!

Backmark: "********" rm between two rings of dots stamped over a Scovill's Treble Gilt bm.

Measures: 19.79 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI65B

Price: $175.00

Z1551     One-Piece Third Regiment Artillery Button 1811-1813

Description: Nice excavated button with a pleasing patina. This one has a blank back and the shank is missing.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 21 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY38A.1

Price: $85.00

Z1549     One-Piece New York Militia Button

Description: Exceptional dug button that is loaded with detail and the stand up shank is intact although bent over. It appears there is additional silver wash under the verdigris on the back. While not a rare button, they are extremely hard to get in excellent dug condition.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 24.29 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's NY9, Tice NY040.A1

Price: $275.00

Z1548     One-Piece Ordnance Department Button 1812-1821

Description: Rare Ordnance Corps button dug many years ago. You can clearly see a backmark on the back but it's unreadable. Shank is missing.

Backmark: Unreadable

Measures: 19.44 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's OC1, Tice ORD100

Price: $195.00

Z1547     One-Piece Militia Button (16 Stars)

Description: Nice early one-piece militia button with the stand up shank intact. This example is heavily silvered.

Backmark: "BEST PLATED / LONDON" dm

Measures: 23.3 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI61

Price: $65.00

Z1546     One-Piece Low-Convex General Service Militia Button 1820's-1830's

Description: Nice silver plated early militia button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "(dot) BEST PLATEd (dot) / LONDON" rm between two solid rings

Measures: 19.69 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI67

Price: $55.00

Z1545     One-Piece Massachusetts Militia Button 1820's

Description: Nice example of an early Massachusetts button. This one has the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "WARRENTED / (wreath) / TREBLE / PLATED" dm

Measures: 22.81 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's MS27, Tice MS110.A.2.

Price: $55.00

Z1542     One-Piece New York Militia Button

Description: Finely silvered button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "(dot) SUPERIOR (dot) / PLATED" dm between two solid rings.

Measures: 22.47 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's NY10, Tice NY100.A.21

Price: $65.00

Z1541     One-Piece New York Militia Button

Description: Nicely gilted New York militia button with a slightly tweeked shank.

Backmark: "IMPERIAL / *ORANGEGILT" dm between two solid rings

Measures: 22.2 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's NY10, Tice NY100 (Unlisted Backmark)

Price: $55.00

Z1540     One-Piece New York Militia Button

Description:  Nice non excavated button with the stand up shank.

Backmark: "EXTRA / RICH COLOR" dm with wreath

Measures: 22.51 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's NY10, Tice NY100.A.1.

Price: $55.00

Z1537     One-Piece Fourteenth U.S. Regiment Infantry Button 1798-1802

Description: Excavated 14th US Infantry button. This one has some rim loss with some flaking. The shank is still intact although bent and flattened.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: GI28.R14.

Price: $55.00

Z1536     One-Piece Convex Eagle Infantry "I" Button 1830's

Description: Nice example with the stand up shank intact. This example has the elongated shield.

Backmark: "YOUNG. SMITH & CO / (dot) New (dot) York (dot) " rm between two rings of dots

Measures: 20.17 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI79, Tice GI200.B.5.

Price: $50.00

Z1535     One-Piece Convex Eagle Artillery "A" Button 1830's

Description: Nice button with a stand up shank. This backmark is a little harder to find.

Backmark: "A. W. SPIES / (dot) (star) (dot) RICH (dot) (star) (dot)" rm

Measures: 20.94 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert AY64, Tice AY199.D.9

Price: $60.00

Z1534     One-Piece New York Militia Button

Description: Nice button with plenty of tarnished silver plating. This one has the stand up shank but it's slightly bent.

Backmark: "TREBLE PLATED" dm with wreath

Measures: 21.75 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's NY10, Albert's NY100.A.34

Price: $55.00

Z1533     Once Piece Pewter US Infantry Button 1812-1815

Description: Nice excavated cuff size button. The shank is intact although squished.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.51 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY36.A3

Price: $35.00

Z1526     One Piece US Infantry Button 1815-1821

Description: Nice pewter one-piece low convex button with a bent shank. These buttons picture an eagle holding a shield with a script "I" in the middle.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.3 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI38.AV

Price: $35.00

Z1524     One-Piece Federal Artillery Button Eagle on Cannon 1808-1821

Description: Nice non excavated gilted button. The right side is a little darker. This one has the eagle perched on the cannon with three larger cannonballs below.

Backmark: "*.IMPERIAL.* / .STANDARD." rmdc

Measures: 21.86 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's AY52B

Price: $125.00

Z1523     One-Piece Federal Artillery Button Eagle on Cannon 1808-1821

Description: Excellent quality and highly gilted button produced in England. The stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "RICH QUALITY / LONDON" (seven stars around shank with an outer solid ring) rm

Measures: 23.26 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's AY51

Price: $125.00

Z1519     Confederate North Carolina Sunburst Button

Description: Here is a nice button that you just don't see everyday in non excavated condition. Unfortunately, it appears to have had the shank removed and it may have been lightly hammered at one time. Without the damage and shank, this would be a pricey button.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 22.8 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's NC16, Tice NC242

Price: $175.00

Z1518     Regiment of Riflemen Button

Description: Here is an early riflemen's button. This one has a pleasing dug patina and still has the original shank. There are some light cracks through the button and it's priced accordingly.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 18.34 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's RF1

Price: $45.00

Z1517     First Regiment Officer's Button, War of 1812

Description: Scarce button in nice shape readable detail. The shank has been removed on this example and a hole has been drilled through the top.

Backmark: "*TREBLE (dot) PLATED*" rm with eagle.

Measures: 24 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's 53R1.Variant

Price: $295.00

Z1516     War of 1812 Infantry Officer's Button

Description: Here is an outstanding example of a high quality silvered button. This one is in great shape and still retains nearly all of the original silver plating on the front. The back has a crisp backmark and the stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "WARRANTED / SUPERFINE" rm on ribbon

Measures: 24.27 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Abert's GI51I

Price: $650.00

Z1512     One-Piece Light Artillery Button 1808-1821

Description: Nice excavated "light artillery" button with the arrow passing through an oval of laurel leaves. This one appears to be a water recovery and has the shank although bent.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.49 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY42

Price: $45.00

Z1511     One-Piece Militia Button

Description: Nicely silvered early militia buttons with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "SUPERIOR / .STRONGPLATED." dm between solid rings

Measures: 21.67 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI59

Price: $60.00

Z1510     One-Piece First Regiment Light Artillery Button 1808-1821

Description: This button appears to be a non excavated example or perhaps a water find. The face has been cleaned but the details are sharp!

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20.04 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated?

Reference: Albert's AY41C

Price: $95.00

Z1507     One-Piece Federal Artillery Button, Eagle Over Cannon 1830's

Description: Nice gilted early artillery button. This one has the London/Gilt backmark. The stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "LONDON / GILT" rm

Measures: 21.52 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: AY60 unl

Price: $125.00

Z1503     One-Piece First Regiment Artillery Button 1813-1814

Description: Nice excavated example with a great backmark. This one is missing the shank.

Backmark: "LEAVENWORTH HAYDEN & SCOVILL *" rm

Measures: 20.04 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY36.A

Price: $75.00

Z1501     One Piece U.S. General Service Button 1808-1830

Description:  Nice excavated general service button with US on a plain field. This one still has the shank attached although bent.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 13.79 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI30

Price: $30.00

Z1500     One-Piece Second Regiment Artillery Button 1813-1814

Description: Nice excavated example of an early 2nd regiment artillery button. The face has a foliate script "A" over a "2" within an oval. The shank is present but bent over and the edge is bent upwards near the two.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20.23 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY37.A.1

Price: $55.00

Z1499     One-Piece Second U.S. Regiment Infantry Button 1798-1802

Description: Very nice pewter US 2nd regimental button with the shank. The pewter on the face still has some shine. The pewter is solid unlike most dug examples and the entire motif is visible. The shank is slightly bent on this example and the face is everso wavy. If you like top notch early buttons, this one is for you!

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20.59 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI28.R2

Price: $275.00

Z1497     Two-Piece Federal Artillery Button, Eagle Over Cannon 1814-1821

Description: Very nice early artillery button with the eagle sitting on the horizontal cannon. This one has a stand up shank that is intact.

Backmark: "KENDRICK & CO / *SUPERFINE*" dm

Measures: 21.32 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's AY58A

Price: $75.00

Z1495     One-Piece Massachusetts Militia Button

Description: Excellent button with a crisp backmark and stand up shank

Backmark: "RICH QUALITY / (DOT) LONDON (DOT)" dm between solid rings

Measures: 24.63 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's MS19, Tice MS036.A.3

Price: $75.00

Z1494     One-Piece New York Militia Button Eagle Over Excelsior

Description: Here is a nice button with the London backmark. This one is silver plated and has tarnished quite nicely. The stand up shank is intact and the back still retains some of the silver wash.

Backmark: "TREBLE PLATED / .*. (PLUMES) .*. LONDON"

Measures: 22.36 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's NY10, Tice NY100

Price: $75.00

Z1493     One-Piece Federal Artillery Button, Eagle Over Cannon 1830's

Description: Here is a very nice highly gilted button that you don't see too often. This button was produced in the late 1820's to early 1830's. The backmark is crisp and the stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "ROBINSONS, JONES & CO. / ATTLEBORO / .*.*.*. EXTRA .*.*.*. RICH" rm between solid raised rings.

Measures: 21.61 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's AY59A

Price: $125.00

Z1491     One-Piece Low-Convex General Service Militia Button 1820's-1830's

Description: Nice brass button with silver plating. This one has a stand up shank intact and a nice mold seam.

Backmark: "(dot) BEST (dot) / QUALITY" rm

Measures: 18.56 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI67

Price: $50.00

Z1490     One-Piece Virginia State Seal Button

Description: Nice non excavated low-convex Virginia state seal button. This one has a crisp backmark, nice patina, and is missing the shank.

Backmark: "YOUNG. SMITH & CO / (dot) New (dot) York (dot) " rm between two rings of dots

Measures: 22.41 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert VA2D, Tice VA105

Price: $165.00

Z1489     One-Piece Massachusetts Militia Button (Silvered)

Description: Very nice silvered Massachusetts militia button with the "Warranted / Treble / Plated" backmark. The stand up shank is intact. The silvering on the face is very nice but tarnished.

Backmark: "WARRANTED (two branches tied with ribbon) / TREBLE / PLATED" dm with two rings between inscription"

Measures: 24.66 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's MS19, TICE MS36.A.8

Price: $110.00

Z1488     One-Piece Massachusetts Militia Button by Peasley & Robinson 1815-1825

Description:  Here is a very nice gilted Massachusetts button manufactured by Aaron Peasley and Richard Robinson. The motif on the face has an Indian standing on an open oval field with a star in the sky. The backmark on this particular example is stamped over an earlier backmark. This button was lightly covered years ago preserving the gilt. The stand up shank is intact. This die pattern is a little different than Z1487.

Backmark: Raised Ring of Rope with an Inner Solid Raised Ring

Measures: 21.95 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's MS 20, Tice MS100.B.1.Variant

Price: $225.00

Z1487     One-Piece Massachusetts Militia Button by Peasley & Robinson 1815-1825

Description:  Here is a very nice gilted Massachusetts button manufactured by Aaron Peasley and Richard Robinson. The motif on the face has an Indian standing on an open oval field with a star in the sky. The backmark on this particular example is stamped over an earlier Robinson's backmark.

Backmark: "****************" rmdc with two inner rings.

Measures: 22.27 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's MS 20, Tice MS100.C1.Variant

Price: $195.00

Z1452     Federal Eagle "D" Dragoon Overcoat Button

Description: Excellent large size Dragoon button for the overcoat. This one has the stand up shank intact without any pushes, dents, or cracks.

Backmark: "W.G. MINTZER. / PHILd.." between outer solid ring and inner ring of dots, dm

Measures: 22.34mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $125.00

Z1450     Federal Eagle "D" Dragoon Cuff Button

Description: Very nice cuff or sleeve button with gilt. The stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "HORSTMAN & CO. / .NY" Two interior rings with lines, dm.

Measures: 16mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: DR215 A7.

Price: $65.00

Z1449     Federal Eagle "D" Dragoon Coat Button

Description:  Excellent non excavated Dragoon button with the Mintzer backmark. This one has the stand up shank intact without any pushes, dents, or cracks.

Backmark: "W.G. MINTZER. / PHILd.." between two solid rings, dm.

Measures: 20.26mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $95.00

Z1447     One Piece Federal Navy button, Eagle Facing Left Over Upright Anchor

Description: Nice pre war cuff button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "RICH / (dot) COLOR (dot)" between two solid rings, rm.

Measures: 15.25mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Ref: NA86V

Price: $30.00

Z1446     One Piece Federal Navy button, Eagle Facing Left Over Upright Anchor

Description: Nice cuff size button with the stand up shank intact. This one has a nice patina and easily readable backmark.

Backmark: "WARRANTED/ (dot) SUPERIOR (dot)" between two solid rings, dm.

Measures: 15.86mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: NA86AV

Price: $30.00

Z1445     One Piece Federal Navy button, eagle with anchor on shield, 1820's-1830's

Description: Excellent dug button with gilt in all of the right places. The shank is slightly bent and the back could clean up more if desired.

Backmark: "WILLIAM (dot) WALLIS / (dot) EXTRA (dot) RICH" rm between two rings

Measures: 22.54mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: NA62

Price: $130.00

Z1444     One Piece Federal Navy button, Eagle Facing Left Over Upright Anchor

Description: Excellent pre Civil War Navy button with plenty of gilt in all the right places.

Backmark: "LEWIS & TOMBS / *EXTRA RICH*/ No 1

Measures: 22.69mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's NA88V

Price: $195.00

Z1443     One Piece Federal Navy button, Eagle Facing Left Over Upright Anchor

Description: Very nice pre Civil War Navy button with a harder to find backmark. The stand up shank is slightly bent and the button has plenty of gilt.

Backmark: "A.W.SPIES./FOR SEA SERVICE/IM" rm

Measures: 22.97mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: NA87A2

Price: $195.00

Z1429     Excavated Confederate Block "I" Infantry Button with Border

Description: Nice excavated cast I infantry button from the central Mississippi area. This one has a nice patina and great lathe marks around the faces edge.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 23.54mm

Recovered: Central Mississippi

Price: $125.00

Z1410     Non Excavated Confederate Block "I" Infantry Button with Border

Description: Excellent button that's hard to find in non excavated condition. This one has an excellent lathed rim and integral shank.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 23.44 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert CS184A, Tice CSI275A1.

Price: $475.00

Z1394     Virginia Military Institute Cadet Button (Spear Touching Bottom of D) D. Evans

Description: Nice button with the stand up shank intact. These buttons are thought to date to the post war era. There are very few known excavated examples unlike the Robinson backmarked examples which are dug in period sites.

Backmark: "D. EVANS & CO. / ATTLEBORO" dm on a ribbon with flower, inscription runs counter clockwise

Measures: 20.92mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert SU408, not listed, Tice VAS294D2.

Price: $65.00

Z1391      One-Piece Convex Eagle Artillery "A" Button 1830's-1840's

Description: Nicely gilted button with a slightly bent shank.

Backmark: ROBINSONS / (dot) (star) (dot) EXTRA (dot) (star) (dot) " rm between two upper raised rings and two lower.

Measures: 18.18mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert AY64, Tice AY199D4

Price: $60.00

Z1389     One-Piece Convex Eagle Artillery "A" Button 1830's-1840's

Description: Nice button with stand up shank intact.

Backmark: ROBINSONS / (dot) (star) (dot) EXTRA (dot) (star) (dot) " rm between two upper raised rings and two lower.

Measures: 18.44mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert AY64, Tice AY199D4

Price: $55.00

Z1385     Federal Navy Vest Button, Eagle Over Horizontal Anchor, Fluke Behind Wing

Description: Excellent button with a stand up shank and no pushes.

Backmark: "SCOVILL. MFG. CO. / (star) Waterbury. (star)" dm no rings

Measures: 18.16 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert NA113, Tice NA230Am4

Price: $25.00

Z1384     One-Piece Convex Eagle Artillery "A" Button 1830's-1840's

Description: Very nice early artillery button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "(dot) SUPERFINE(dot) / COLOR" rm between two rings.

Measures: 18.74mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert AY64, Tice AY199.D.20.

Price: $65.00

Z1383     Federal Eagle "I" Infantry Button

Description: Very nice eagle "I" cuff button with a stand up shank.

Backmark: Blank / Deep Well

Measures: 16.12mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert GI85/88, Tice GI215.

Price: $15.00 Sale Pending!

Z1371     One Piece Convex Eagle Infantry "I" Button 1830's

Description:  Excellent button with tarnished silver plated face.

Backmark: "PLATED" / (wreath) , rm between two rings

Measures: 20.44 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Ref: Albert GI79, Tice GI200D3

Price: $45.00

Z1369     Federal Eagle "A" Artillery Button

Description:  Nicely gilted cuff button with a stand up shank!

Backmark: "D. EVANS & CO / (star) EXTRA (star)" dm inner solid ring

Measures: 15.06 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $25.00

Z1367     Federal Navy Vest Button, Eagle Over Horizontal Anchor, Fluke Behind Wing

Description: Excellent button with a stand up shank and no pushes.

Backmark: "SCOVILL. MFG. CO. / (star) Waterbury. (star)" dm no rings

Measures: 18.18 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert NA113, Tice NA230Am4

Price: $25.00

Z1366     Federal Infantry "I" Overcoat Button

Description: Nice button with a slight push to the back. Stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "D. EVANS & CO / (star) ATTLEBORO (star) MASS (star)" dm

Measures: 23.09 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert AY78 / 79, Tice AY215A11

Price: $30.00

Z1365     Federal Eagle "I" Infantry Overcoat Button

Description: Very nice button with the stand up shank intact and plenty of gilt!

Backmark: "D. EVANS & CO. / (star) ATTLEBORO MASS (star)" dm inner ring of slashes

Measures: 22.94 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert GI85 / 88, Tice GI215A8

Price: $35.00

Z1364     Federal Eagle "A" Artillery Overcoat Button

Description: Nicely gilted artillery button. Stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "D. EVANS & CO. / (star) ATTLEBORO MASS (star)" dm inner ring of slashes

Measures: 23.02 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert AY78 / 79, Tice AY215A11

Price: $75.00

Z1363     Federal Naval Button, Eagle Over Horizontal Anchor, Fluke Behind Wing

Description: Nice button with a stand up shank.

Backmark: "SCOVILL MF'G CO. / (star) WATERBURY (star) " dm between two solid rings

Measures: 22.98 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert NA112, Tice NA227.

Price: $50.00

Z1362     Federal Navy Button, Eagle Over Upright Anchor 1840's-1850's

Description: Very nice Navy button with plenty of gilt and a very nice shank and backmark.

Backmark: "GILT *(dot)*(dot)*(dot)*(dot)*(dot)*(dot)* rm, outer solid ring.

Measures: 13.84 mm

Recovered: Albert NA106, Tice NA212AM12.

Price: $45.00

Z1361     One-Piece Convex Eagle Artillery "A" Button 1830's-1840's

Description: Here is a very nice heavily gilted artillery button. You can clearly see that this backmark was stamped over a Robinson's backmark.

Backmark: Eight stars and eight dots between rings, rm

Measures: 20.43 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert AY64 Variant

Price: $65.00

Z1342     Federal Marine Button

Description: Nice early button with a very slight push to the face. This one is missing the shank.

Backmark: "(dot) SCOVILL (dot) MG (dot) CO (dot) / SUPERFINE" rmdc

Measures: 20.35mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert MC9, Tice MC215A4.

Price: $95.00

Z1341     One Piece Convex Eagle Artillery "A" Button 1830's

Description: Very nice silver plated artillery button from the 1830's. This one is tarnished and would clean up quite nicely.

Backmark: "PLATED" / (wreath) , rm between two rings

Measures: 20.67mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert AY64, Tice AY199D15

Price: $50.00

Z1340     Early One Piece Navy Button

Description: Outstanding button just dripping with gilt.

Backmark: "LEWIS & TOMBS / (star) EXTRA RICH (star) / NO. 1 " rm between two raised solid rings

Measures: 22.68mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert NA86A, Tice Unlisted

Price: $150.00

Z1339     One-Piece Convex Eagle Artillery "A" Button 1830's-1840's

Description: Excellent button that is loaded with gilt.

Backmark: ROBINSONS / (dot) (star) (dot) EXTRA (dot) (star) (dot) " rm between one upper raised ring and two lower.

Measures: 18.07mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert AY64, Tice AY199D4

Price: $65.00

Z1338     New Hampshire State Seal Button

Description: Excellent N.H. state seal button. This one has the early rmdc backmark. Please notice the crack on the back. This had to have occurred during the manufacturing process. No pushes and the stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "SCOVILL MF'G. CO. / (dot) WATERBURY. (dot)" rmdc on a plain field

Measures: 23.25mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert NH6, Tice NH200A2

Price: $65.00

Z1336     Confederate Artillery Roman Lined "A" Button

Description: Very nice and hard to find button. These were manufactured in England and smuggled through the blockade. This style has a floating shank.

Backmark: "P. TAIT & Co / (dot) LIMERICK (dot) " dm outer ring of dots

Measures: 19.65mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert CS103A, Tice CSA206B1

Price: $725.00

Z1306     Federal Navy Button, Fouled Anchor on a Stippled Shield

Description: Nice early 1800's Navy cuff button. This one is excavated and still retains it's original shank.

Backmark: "CARTER / * LOMBARD STREET *" rm between dotted lines.

Measures: 15.88mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's NA54A cuff version

Price: $85.00

Z1305     1820's Massachusetts One-Piece Militia Button

Description: Nice early Massachusetts button. This one is flat and has a damaged shank.

Backmark: "(dot) RICH QUALITY (dot) / LONDON" rm

Measures: 22.47mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's MS27, Tice MS110.C.2.

Price: $50.00

Z1304     US Foliate Script "I" Button, No Number in Oval

Description: Very nice button with the original shank intact!

Backmark: None

Measures: 19.40mm

Recovered: Unknown

Price: $60.00

Z1303     Connecticut State Seal Coat Button

Description: Nice non excavated Connecticut coat button. This one has a nice face and a slightly pushed back. The stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "SCOVILL MF'G CO. / (dot) WATERBURY. (dot) " dm between rings of dots

Measures: 23.23mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $50.00

Z1300     South Carolina Cadet Button, State Seal with the Palmetto Tree

Description: Nice cadet size South Carolina button. This one doesn't have any pushes and the stand up shank is intact. Tice does state that this button may be post war but several have been known to have been excavated.

Backmark: "EXTRA / (star) (large star) (star) QUALITY  (star) (large star) (star)" dm inner solid ring.

Measures: 18.93mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Tice SC262.Am7

Price: $65.00

Z1298     US Foliate Script "I" Button, Regimental No. 9 in Oval

Description: Solid pewter button with shank. This one is slightly wavy and has an excellent patina!

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI34R9

Price: $125.00

Z1296     Massachusetts Militia One-Piece Button

Description: Very nice button with crisp detail and a beautiful patina. Stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "LONDON / EXTRA QUALITY" rm between pairs of inner and outer rings.

Measures: 24.73mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Tice: MS102.AS.1

Price: $165.00

Z1295     South Carolina Cadet Button, State Seal with the Palmetto Tree

Description: Nice cadet size South Carolina button. This one doesn't have any pushes and the stand up shank is about 1 degree off. Tice does state that this button may be post war but several have been known to have been excavated.

Backmark: "EXTRA / (star) (large star) (star) QUALITY  (star) (large star) (star)" dm inner solid ring.

Measures: 18.93mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Tice SC262.Am7

Price: $65.00

Z1181     Federal Eagle "C" Cavalry Overcoat Button

Description: Here is a very nice excavated Cavalry button. This one is an overcoat size and still has plenty of gilt surrounding the eagle. The shank is intact and the button doesn't have any dents or cracks.

Backmark: Illegible

Measures: 22.67 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Price: $85.00

Z1180     Federal Eagle "C" Cavalry Coat Button

Description: Here is a very nice excavated eagle Cavalry button. This one still has a good bit of gold left in the right places. The stand up shank is intact and there is still a bit of thread left. There are no dents, cracks, or pushes on this example.

Backmark: "SCOVILL MF'G CO. / (dot) WATERBURY. (dot) " dm between rings of dots

Measures: 20.62mm

Recovered: Petersburg, Va.

Price: $90.00

Z1178     Civil War General Service Eagle Coat Button

Description: Very nice non dug eagle button. This one still has the shank intact although it's slightly bent.

Backmark: "SCOVILL MFG CO / (dot) WATERBURY (dot)" rmdc

Measures: 20mm

Recovered: Non Dug

Price: $15.00

Z1109     Federal Eagle "C" Coat Button

Description: Nice excavated cavalry coat button. This one was recovered from an early war camp in Bakerton, West Virginia. The face still retains a lot of gilt but the back is pushed and cracked around the shank.

Backmark: W.H. SMITH & CO NEW YORK rmdc

Measures: 22.41mm

Recovered: Bakerton, West Virginia

Price: $60.00

Z1091     Eagle Artillery "A" Cuff Button

Description: Nice dug cuff button with an excellent patina. This one has the standup shank intact and is very nice. No pushes, cracks, dents, etc.

Backmark: Superior Quality

Measures: 15.74 mm

Recovered: Wilmington, North Carolina

Price: $30.00

Z1048     Federal Artillery Eagle "A" Button

Description: Nice non dug button!

Backmark: "D. EVANS & CO. / (star) ATTLEBORO MASS (star)" dm inner ring of slashes

Measures: 23mm

Reference: Albert AY78 / 79, Tice AY215A10.

Recovered: Non Dug

Price: $50.00 Sale $40.00

Z638     1812 Era Cast Infantry Button (Foliate Design w Star)

Description: Here is a very nice foliate design infantry button. This one has the star that is pointing downward in the oval on the base. This one was professionally reshanked many years ago with a silver shank.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 19.11mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Alberts GI36A4

Price: $125.00

Z504     Virginia Military Institute Coat Button (VMI)

Description: These buttons are slightly transitional/post war. They don't show up on period uniforms and they don't show up with other excavated buttons of the same style. This is the pattern where the spear touches the bottom of the "D" in CADET. The back and shank are slightly pushed on this example.

Backmark: "D.EVANS & CO. ATTLEBORO" dm on ribbon with flower between tails

Measures: 21mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's SU408, Tice VAS294C2

Price: $55.00

Z70     Vermont Militia Button

Description: Here is a very nice Vermont cuff button. This one still has plenty of gilt left on the face and the stand up shank is intact. This button is published in the NSTCW Magazine Vol. 34 No. 4/2009 on page. 14.

Measures: 15.2mm

Backmark: Unreadable

Recovered: Summit Point, West Virginia by Matthew Edwards

Reference: Albert VT9Av, Tice VT235DS.1.

Published: North South Trader Vol. 34 No. 4 Pg. 14

Price: $95.00

Z6     Massachusetts State Seal Button

Description: Nice non dug Massachusetts state seal button. This variant has the sword touching the "R" in volunteers. Nice gilded button with no pushes and stand up shank intact!

Measures: 22.4mm

Backmark: "SCOVILL MF'G CO, / WATERBURY." dm between two rings of dots

Recovered: Non Dug

Reference: Tice: MS210B4     Albert's: MS35

Price: $30.00

 

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