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Artillery

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

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

Z1757     One-Piece Third Regiment of Artillerists Coat Button 1811-1813

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: AY34A1

Price: $35.00

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

Z1616     One-Piece First Regiment Artillery Coat Button 1813-1814

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

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY36A1

Price: $65.00

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 AY37A1

Price: $65.00 SOLD

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 AY37A1

Price: $55.00

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

Z1551     One-Piece Third Regiment Artillery Coat 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 AY38A1

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 AY38R52V

Price: $40.00

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 AY38R52V

Price: $65.00

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

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

Z2181     One-Piece First Regiment of Light Artillery Coat Button 1808-1821

Description: Nice example with clear detail and no shank.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20.14 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's AY43BV, Tice Unlisted

Price: $75.00

Z2116     One-Piece Regiment of Artillery Coat Button

Description: Excellent button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "TREBLE / (graphic) GILT (graphic)" rm with two branches tied with ribbon

Measures: 22.36 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's AY46B, Tice Unlisted

Price: $225.00

Z2122     One-Piece Artillery Coat Button

Description: Nice excavated button with some gilt highlights. The stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "IMPERIAL / * ORANGE GILT *" dm

Measures: 23.38 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY51B, Tice Unlisted

Price: $75.00

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 AY51V

Price: $125.00

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

Z2098     One-Piece Artillery Coat Button 1808-1821

Description: Nice excavated button with gilt highlights. This example is missing the shank.

Backmark:  "EXTRA TREBLE GILT / T(dot)P"

Measures: 22.94 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY52V, Tice Unlisted

Price: $40.00

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

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

Z1912     One-Piece Artillery Corps Coat Button (1814-1821)

Description: Excavated button missing the stand up shank. The detail on the face and back are weak.

Backmark: "TREBLE / GILT

Measures: 20.14 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY55A, Tice Unlisted

Price: $20.00

Z2178     One-Piece Artillery Corps Cuff Button 1814-1821

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

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.33 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's 55AV, Tice Unlisted

Price: $40.00

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 AY55AV

Price: $25.00

Z2185     One-Piece Artillery Corps Coat Button 1814-1821

Description: Excellent dug button with clear detail, clear backmark, and the shank is attached.

Backmark: "RICHARD ROBINSON / ATTLEB." rm

Measures: 20.38 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's AY55C, Tice Unlisted

Price: $100.00

Z2090     One-Piece Artillery Corps Coat Button

Description: Very nice gilted artillery corps button. This one has the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "ROBINSONS, JONES & CO / (dot) ATTLEBORO (dot) / EXTRA / (dot) (star) (dot) (star) (dot) (star) (dot) EXTRA (dot) (star) (dot) (star) (dot) (star) (dot)" rm

Measures: 22 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's AY57V, Tice Unlisted

Price: $80.00

Z2087     Two-Piece Artillery Corps Coat Button

Description: Excellent button with the stand up shank intact!

Backmark: "SCOVILLS & CO /(leaf) WATERBURY (leaf)" rmdc

Measures: 21.59 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Reference: Albert's AY58B, Tice Unlisted

Price: $75.00

Z2088     Two-Piece Artillery Corps Coat Button

Description: Nice button with plenty of gilt. The stand up shank is intact, although slightly bent.

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

Measures: 21.25 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's AY58A, Tice Unlisted

Price: $75.00

Z2111     One-Piece Regiment of Artillery Coat Button

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

Backmark: "SUPERFINE / (star) COLOUR (star) rm

Measures: 22.19 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's AY60V, Tice Unlisted

Price: $95.00

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

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

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: Albert's AY64, Tice AY199D5

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 AY199D9

Price: $60.00

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

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's AY64, Tice AY199D19

Price: $65.00

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 AY199D20

Price: $65.00

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 AY67A1, Tice AY199V

Price: $50.00

Z2112     One-Piece Convex Artillery Coat Button

Description: Excellent and rare Artillery coat button with the stand up shank intact. The face appears to be gilted and crimped over the edge.

Backmark: Eight alternating dots and quatrefoils between two rings of dots, rm

Measures: 22.37 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's AY69, Tice AM221A1

Price: $395.00

   

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Infantry (General Service)

Z1499     One-Piece Pewter Second U.S. Regiment Infantry Coat 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 GI28R2

Price: $275.00

Z1588     One-Piece Pewter Second United States Infantry Regiment Coat 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 GI28R2C

Price: $150.00

Z1611     One-Piece Second U.S. Regiment Infantry Coat 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: Albert's GI28R2

Price: $165.00

Z2159     One-Piece Second U.S. Regiment of Infantry Cuff Button 1798-1802

Description: Nice button with clear detail. The planchet is slightly wavy and the shank is bent over. No edge loss.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 15.35 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI28R2

Price: $75.00

Z2119     One-Piece Third U.S. Regiment of Infantry Cuff Button 1798-1802

Description: Nice cuff size button with very little flaking or loss. The planchet is slightly wavy and the shank is bent over.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 15.36 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI28R3BV

Price: $95.00

Z2149     One-Piece Fourth U.S. Regiment of Infantry Coat Button 1798-1802

Description: Nice button with very little flaking. The planchet is slightly wavy and the shank is bent over.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20.01 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI28R4

Price: $150.00

Z1580     One-Piece Pewter Sixth United States Infantry Regiment Coat 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

Reference: Albert's GI28R6

Price: $195.00

Z2184     One-Piece Pewter Sixth United States Infantry Regiment Cuff Button 1798-1802

Description: Nice cuff size version with a missing shank. There is very little edge loss, the letters are clear, the planchet pushed towards the top.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 15.10 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI28R6

Price: $85.00

Z2137     One-Piece Seventh U.S. Regiment of Infantry Coat Button 1798-1802

Description:  Nice early button. No flaking and the shank is intact. It appears this one was recovered from the water.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 19.90 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI28R7

Price: $125.00

Z2150     One-Piece Fourteenth U.S. Regiment of Infantry Coat Button 1798-1802

Description: Nice excavated button with very little flaking and the shank is intact. The planchet is slightly wavy with a push to the top and middle right.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20.18 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI28R14

Price: $125.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 GI30AV

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 GI30AV

Price: $25.00

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 GI30AV

Price: $25.00

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 GI30AV

Price: $30.00

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

Z2219     One-Piece Second Infantry Regiment Button

Description: Perfect button with a perfect shank intact. This one still has plating on the face and no edge loss. The photo of the front doesn't do this one justice. You would be hard-pressed to upgrade this excavated button.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 16.10 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI32R2

Price: $150.00

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

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

Z2083     One-Piece Cast Pewter Infantry Cuff Button (1812-1815)

Description: Here is an exceptionally nice pewter button without any flaking. The face is in great shape with a unusual die pattern variation. The stand up shank is intact. You would be hard pressed to upgrade this excavated example!

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.25 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI36V

Price: $95.00

Z1304     US Foliate Script "I" Button, No Number in Oval (1812-1815)

Description: Very nice button with the original shank intact!

Backmark: None

Measures: 19.40mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI36D2

Price: $60.00

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 GI38B2

Price: $150.00

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 GI40BV

Price: $125.00

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

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 GI41B

Price: $125.00

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 GI42A

Price: $250.00

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 GI42A

Price: $165.00

Z1676     One-Piece Low-Convex US Infantry Coat 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

Reference: Albert's 43B

Price: $110.00

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

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

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

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

Z1754     Early One-Piece Pewter Infantry Cuff 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

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 GI47AVa

Price: $65.00

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 Cuff

Price: $95.00

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

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

Z2079     War of 1812 Infantry Officer's Coat Button (Propatria)

Description: Excellent button with gold gilt highlighting the detail. This one has the "Peasley" backmark stamped over a previous backmark. The stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "AM PEASLEY / BOSTON (dot)" rm overstamped.

Measures: 23.79 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI51J

Price: $495.00

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

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: GI51J

Price: $50.00

Z1835     First Regiment Officer's Coat 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 GI53R1V

Price: $350.00

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

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 53R2A

Price: $350.00

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

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

Z1643     One-Piece Militia Coat 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 GI57V

Price: $75.00

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

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

Z2130     One-Piece Militia Coat Button

Description: Nice button with great detail and the stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "*IMPERIAL* / STANDARD" rmdc

Measures: 22.39 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI61

Price: $65.00

Z2194     One-Piece Militia Cuff or Vest Button

Description:  Nice button with a crisp backmark. Very hard to find in this size.

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

Measures: 15.57 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI61V

Price: $110.00

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

Z2139     One-Piece Convex Militia Coat Button

Description: Nice early militia coat button. This one appears to have rose gilt.

Backmark: ".BEST QUALITY*. / LONDON" rm

Measures: 19.30 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI67A

Price: $45.00

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

Z1852     One-Piece Low-Convex General Service Militia Coat 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 GI67V

Price: $50.00

Z2158     One-Piece General Service Infantry Coat Button 1820's

Description: Nice dug button with a clear backmark and detail.

Backmark: "*.*.*.UNITED / STATES*.*.*. rm

Measures: 19.86 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI70B, Tice GEN199B1

Price: $50.00

Z2188     One-Piece Pewter Convex Infantry Coat Button (1820's)

Description: Early pewter Infantry coat button with the shank intact. Scarce with a readable backmark.

Backmark: "ARMITAGE PHIa" rm

Measures: 18.77 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI74A

Price: $195.00

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 GI200B5

Price: $50.00

Z1854     One-Piece Convex 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 GIUNCL14

Price: $65.00

Z1879     Two-Piece Convex Federal Eagle "I" Infantry Coat Button (1830's-1840's)

Description: Nice copper faced button that is gilted with silver on the face. The silver is still bright and the stand up shank intact.

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

Measures: 19.34 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI82, Tice GI206A3

Price: $40.00

Z2193     One-Piece Militia Forage Cap Button

Description: Nice button with clear detail. This one was stamped slightly off center.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 14.34 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's Unlisted, Tice GM206AS1

Price: $65.00

   

Marines

Z2080     Early One-Piece Marine Corps Coat Button (1830's)

Description: Early Marine corps button with the stand up shank intact. The shank is slightly bent.

Backmark: "************" rm between two solid rings (two additional stars near the shank)

Measures: 20.70 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's MC5B, Tice MC206V

Price: $450.00

   

Navy

   

Z2157     Early One-Piece US Navy Cuff Button

Description: Nice excavated button missing the shank.

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

Measures: 15.70 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's NA23AV, Tice Unlisted

Price: $75.00 SOLD

Z1858     One-Piece Navy Coat Button with Impressed Design

Description: This is a crude 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

Z1306     Federal Navy Cuff 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

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: NA62E

Price: $130.00

Z2174     One-Piece Navy Coat Button

Description: Excellent button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "TREBLE GILT / * STANDd COLOUR*" dm between two solid rings.

Measures: 23.56 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's NA66D, Tice Unlisted

Price: $175.00

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 NA86A3

Price: $195.00

Z1340     Early One-Piece Navy Coat 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

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

Reference: Albert's NA86AV

Price: $30.00

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 NA86AV

Price: $20.00

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 NA86AV

Price: $25.00

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: NA86CV

Price: $30.00

Z1443     One-Piece Federal Navy Coat 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

   

Ordnance Department

   

Z1548     One-Piece Ordnance Department Coat 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 ORD100V

Price: $195.00 SOLD

Political / Campaign

Z2179     One-Piece "Cold Water Army" Cuff Button

Description: Nice early button from the Temperance Movement which was meant to reduce the consumption of alcohol in the United States.

Backmark: "ORANGE / * COLOUR *" rm with inner ring of dots

Measures: 14.34 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Unlisted?

Price: $175.00

Z2228     One-Piece Congressional Campaign of 1834 Coat Button

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

Backmark: "E.PLURIBUS UNUM .*. / .+. H. MERITON" dm

Measures: 19.21 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's PC106A

Price: $65.00

   

Riflemen

Z2082     One-Piece Regiment of Riflemen Coat Button

Description: Excellent dug button with the foliate script lettering. This one has a straight planchet and the shank is intact although slightly bent.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20.16 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's RF2

Price: $125.00

Z2117     One-Piece Regiment of Riflemen Coat Button

Description: Very nice excavated button. The shank is still present although slightly bent.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20.33 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's RF3, Tice Unlisted

Price: $125.00

Z2199     One-Piece Convex First Regiment of Riflemen Button

Description:  Nice button with light verdigris around the edges. Great detail!

Backmark: "ARMITAGE / .PHILa." rm over Jackson's Victory

Measures: 16.40 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's RF6

Price: $145.00

Z2127     One-Piece Second Regiment of Riflemen Coat Button

Description: Nice dug button with a straight planchet and missing shank.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 20.08 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's RF7A1, Tice Unlisted

Price: $85.00

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 RF13A1

Price: $65.00

Z1826     One-Piece Regiment of Riflemen Coat 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 RF13B

Price: $120.00

Z2134     One-Piece Riflemen Coat Button

Description: Nice button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: ".IMPERIAL. / STANDARD" dm between solid lines

Measures: 21.64 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's RF27A, Tice RM184V

Price: $75.00

   

U.S. Official / Diplomatic / Patriotic

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 OD7

Price: $395.00

Z2132     U.S. Official Diplomatic Button with Applied Face

Description: Nice button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "SUPERFINE / EB / PARIS

Measures: 20.93 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's OD23V

Price: $225.00

Z1820     Large Federal U.S. Official 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

Reference: Albert's Unlisted

Price: $250.00

Z2141     Small One-Piece Patriotic Button

Description: Small button with the head of liberty surrounded by thirteen stars.

Backmark: circle of dots

Measures: 12.28 mm

Recovered: Non Dug

Reference: Albert's PC6

Price: $35.00 SOLD

Z2156     Early Patriotic Button

Description: This is the large size with the stand up shank intact. The smaller size is said to have been used on Infantry cockades in the early 1800's.

Backmark: Starburst with an inner dotted ring.

Measures: 15.43 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's UU132V

Price: $75.00

Z2015      Early Patriotic Cuff or Cockade Button

Description: Nice early patriotic button with gilt in all of the right places. This style has "United States of America" across the top. There is a small ribbon over the eagle which reads "E Pluribus Unum."

Backmark: "DOUBLE / GILT" dm

Measures: 13.22 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's UU 132V

Price: $50.00

Z2014     Early Patriotic Cuff or Cockade Button

Description: Nice early patriotic button with gilt in all of the right places. This style has "United States of America" across the top. There is a small ribbon over the eagle which reads "E Pluribus Unum." It appears this is the example with the missing E in E Pluribus. The shanks is slightly tweaked on this example.

Backmark: "R.R&Co.*.*.*." rm over what appears to be a treble gilt backmark.

Measures: 13.44 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's UU 132A

Price: $50.00

Z2012      Early Patriotic Cuff or Cockade Button

Description: Nice early patriotic button with gilt in all of the right places. This style has "United States of America" across the top. There is a small ribbon over the eagle which reads "E Pluribus Unum."

Backmark: "*.*.*.*.*.*.*." rm over Orange Colour dm

Measures: 13.40 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's UU 133V

Price: $50.00

Z1817     1820's Jacksonian Patriotic 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

Z2233    Goodyear Hard Rubber Button with Lady Liberty

Description: Nice gutta-percha button with a clear backmark and stand up shank.

Backmark: "GOODYEAR'S P=T. 1851. / N*R.Co." rm

Measures: 17.66 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $20.00

   

Revolutionary War Buttons

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

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

   

Colonial / Decorative Buttons

Z2201     Large One-Piece Colonial Decorative Button

Description: Nice button with silver highlights.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 38.27 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $35.00

Z2200     Large One-Piece Colonial Decorative Button

Description: Nicely decorated button with silver plating and rose gold plating.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 36.64 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $35.00

Z2182     One-Piece Early 19th Century Button with Floral Design

Description: Nice button with a pleasing patina that highlights the recessed gilted areas.

Backmark: "EXTRA RICH / SUPERFINE" dm with floral pattern

Measures: 22.53 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $15.00

Z2175     Large One-Piece Colonial Decorative Button

Description: Heavily silvered tombac style button with the copper shank intact. Excellent scroll work.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 30.65 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Price: $15.00

Z2131     Large One-Piece Colonial Decorative Button

Description: Excellent stamped and hand worked button with the shank intact. This one is gilted with rose gilt.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 34.82 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $30.00 SOLD

Z2140     Large One-Piece Octagonal Colonial Decorative Button

Description: Nice excavated example with the shank intact.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 33.16 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Price: $15.00

   

 

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