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Pre War – Civil War Button Gallery

Backmark Decriptive Albert’s # Edmondson Tice # Front Back Image # Image #2
ACKERMAN & MIXER* / NEW YORK / EXTRA SUPERFINE 1850’S-1860’s GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P    

1406

1407

 C.B. & CO/BALTIMORE       RMDC        1850’S-1860’s  GS-19 GS-4L23S-3P  

1331

1332

 CANFIELD BRO. & CO /       BALTIMORE  1850’s-1860’s   GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P    

1422

1423

 CHARLET & LAGESTE /  *PARIS*  1850’s-1860’s.  Exquisite  French import.   GS-6 GS-3L20S-3P    

1366

1367

 CHESHIRE MFG CO* /  CHESHIRE   1850’s-1860’s    GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P    

1408

1409

  G. & CIE / Paris  French Import    GS-3L20S-2P

Courtesy of Chris Daniels

Courtesy of Chris Daniels

 

 

 D. EVANS &  CO./ATTLEBOROMASS  1850’s-1865  GS-13  GS-4R24S-3P
       
 D. EVANS & CO. /  ATTLEBORO MASS  1850’s – 1860’s   Large shield  and annular   ring.  GS-7 GS-3L22S-3P    

1295

1296

 D.EVANS & CO. /  ATTLEBORO MASS 1850’s – 1860’s . Long necked eagle with upswept wing tips.  GS-3 GS-3R22S-3P    

165706

165722

 D.EVANS &  CO/ATTLEBORO MASS 1860-1870’s Stars in shield. Hand chased finish.  GS-4  GS-3R23S-3P
 D. EVANS & CO. /  ATTLEBORO MASS *    

 

  1850’s-1860’s

 GS-7 GS-3L22S-3P
  EVANS & HASSALL* /  PHILA* 1850’s – 1860’s .  GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P    

1428

1429

  EXTRA / QUALITY 1850’s-1860’s   Smallest lettering. GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P  161036  161105
  EXTRA */QUALITY* 1850’s – 1860’s . Large letters. GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P    

1418

1419

  EXTRA / QUALITY  (floral) 1850’s – 1860’s .  Floral. GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P    

1416

1417

   EXTRA*/QUALITY* 1850’s-1860’s GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P
   EXTRA*/QUALITY* 1850’s-1860’s

Double die stamped. SCHUYLER H & G./ NEW YORK

GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P
   EXTRA / QUALITY      (floral) 1850’s – 1860’s .  Floral. Silver plated. GS-5 GS-4R24S-3P    

165638

165649

   EXTRA.* GILT*. DM        1850’S-1860’S GS-23 GS-4L30S-3P    

1329

1330

    EXTRA* / QUALITY * 1860’s.  DM. GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P    

1426

1428

it’s 1427

    EXTRA**/QUALITY* RMDC      1850’S-60.S GS-16 GS-4R27S-3P    

1333

1334

    EXTRA**/QUALITY** RMDC      1850’s GS-16 GS-4R27S-3P    

1380

1381

    EXTRA*/QUALITY* 1850’s – 1860’s . Large letters. GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P    

1420

1421

  EXTRA * / QUALITY *  1860’s. Repaired back. GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P

095232

095631

 GEO. W. POHLMAN / CIN. O. 1853-1865.   RMDC.  Rare. GS-4L23S-3P    

1394

1395

*FITCH & WALDO/ NEW YORK 1850-1860 GS-13 GS-4R24S-3p
**J.S. FRASER**/NEW YORK/EXTRA SUPERFINE* 1830’s – 1840’s

low convex

GS-21 GS-5R24S-3P

Photo courtesy of Bob French

Photo courtesy of Bob French

GEORGE FLOYD*/ PHILADELPHIA RMDC. High convex, heavy gilt. Fine die work.   1850’s-60’s. GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P    

1340

1341

H.E.BALDWIN & CO / NEW ORLEANS Rare 1830’s-40’s backmark. GS-21 GS-5R24S-3P

Courtesy of Chris Daniels

Courtesy of Chris Daniels

 

 

HORSTMANN & ALLIEN / N.Y. 1850’s-1860’s GS-5 GS-4R24S-3P    

1304

1305

 HORSTMANN & C0. / N.Y. & PHI. 1860’s.  DM. GS-17 GS-4R28S-3P    

180217

180237

 HORSTMANN & CO. / N.Y. & PHI. 1850’s-60’s  Silver Plate GS-17 GS-4R28S-3P
HORSTMANN BRO & ALLIEN / NY RMDC.  HIGH CONVEX. 1850’S-60’S. GS-11 GS-4R22S-3P    

1342

1343

HORSTMANN BRO & ALLIEN / NY RMDC.  Medium convex.  1850’s-60’s. GS-11 GS-4R22S-3P    

1344

1345

HORSTMANN BRO & CO*/PHILa       1850’s       

RMDC

GS-10 GS-4R21S-3P    

1327

1328

HORSTMANN BRO & C0*/PHILa 1850’s

RMDC Silver

GS-10 GS-4R21S-3P

 

 

HORSTMANN BRO. & ALLIEN / N. Y. Pre war. No stars or lined field. Rare. GS-3L0S-3P    

1391

1392

 HORSTMANN BROTHERS & CO / PHIL 1859-post war GS-17 GS-4R28S-3P    

1302

1303

HORSTMANN SONS & DRUCKER* / NEW YORK 1830’s-1840’s. Die face variant. GS-21 GS-5R24S-3P    

165816

165830

HORSTMANN SONS & DRUCKER* / NEW YORK 1840’s. Early Horstmann. GS-21 GS-4R24S-3P    

1293

1294

IMPERIAL ORANGE* GILT*

Meridith & Capner 

1840’s-1850’s Robinson die GS-8  GS-3L24S-3P 

 

 

J.M.L &W.H. SCOVILL

WATERBURY/EXTRA SUPERFINE

1830’S-1840’S

MILITIA ?

SILVER

  3P

 

 

 J.M.L. & W.H. SCOVILL / WATERBURY/EXTRA SUPERFINE 1850’s-1860’s.  Early backmark, late die face. GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P    

1372

1373

J.M.L. &W.H. SCOVILL /WATERBURY / EXTRA SUPERFINE 1830’s-1840’s. Low convex, “chicken eagle”. GS-21 GS-5R24S-3P    

1370

1371

JACOB GMINDER*** 1860’S-post war. GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P    

1414

1415

JAMES S. SMITH & CO.* / NEW YORK* 1840’s- 1850’s

RMDC

GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P  150706  140347
 JENNENS & CO / LONDON (ribbon) 1850’s – 1860’s .  Exquisite import. GS-5R24S-2P    

1374

1376

JOSH STARKEY. LONDON. / 23 CONDUIT ST 1850’s.  Exquisite English import . Spun back. GS-6 GS-3L24S-2P    

1441

1442

KENDRICK & CO. / WATERBURY CONN 1830’s-1840’s. Low convex, “chicken eagle”. GS-5 GS-3R24S-3P    

1288

1289

KENDRICK & CO. / WATERBURY CONN 1830’s-1840’s

Low convex

GS-5 GS-3R24S-3P

 

 

 LEAVENWORTH & CO. * /  WATERBURY CT.* / EXTRA SUPERFINE  ::*::*::*:: 1840’s-1850’s. GS-5 GS-4R24S-3P    

120158

120210

A.C. MARIEN & CO. / PHILADELPHIA 1864-1869 GS-3 GS-3L22S-3P

Courtesy of William Leigh

Courtesy of William Leigh

 

 

P.W.G. / PAT JAN 19, 1864 1850’S GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P

1353

1354

R & W ROBINSON /**MAKERS** / ATTLEBORO / MASS 1850’S . Medium convex.  Silver plated. GS-8 GS-3L24S-3P  

1363

1364

R.W. ROBINSON* / MAKERS */ ATTLEBORO, MASS 1840’s-1850’s. Die variant. GS-8 GS-3L24S-3P    

1306

1307

 ROBINSON,JONES, & CO. /*MAKERS* /ATTLEBORO / MASS* Early. 1840’s.  Low convex. GS-8 GS-3L24S-3P    

1358

1359

S. J. & CO. /* LONDON 1860’S-post war. Applied eagle. Exquisite die. GS-11 GS-4R22S-3P    

1312

1313

SCHUYLER, H. & G. / NEW YORK 1850’s – 1860’s .  GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P    

1285

1287

 SCHUYLER, HARTLEY .  &* GRAHAM*/NEW YORK (inner ring)    1850’S-60’S GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P    

1335

1336

SCHUYLER, HARTLEY, & GRAHAM / N. Y. 1850’s – 1860’s .  Large shield and annular ring. GS-17 GS-3L22S-3P    

1404

1405

SCOVILL MFG CO / WATERBURY 1860’s.  DM. GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P    

1401

1402

SCOVILL MF’G Co / WATERBURY 1860’S  

Double inner rings.

GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P

091552

091628

SCOVILL MG CO /WATERBURY 1850’S GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P

 

 

SCOVILL MG CO / WATERBURY DM 1850’S GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P    

1399

1400

SCOVILL MG CO / WATERBURY 1850’s – 1860’s .  GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P    

1349

1350

SCOVILL’S / WATERBURY 1830’s-1840’s. Silver back. Low convex. GS-21 GS-5R23S-3P    

1396

1397

SCOVILL’S. ~ / WATERBURY.~ 1830’s-1840’s. Low convex, “chicken eagle”. Silver back. ~ dividers. GS-21 GS-5R24S-3P    

180118

180140

SCOVILL’S/WATERBURY 1830’s -1840’s. Low convex, “chicken Eagle”Die variation GS-21 GS-5R24S-3P

162952

162009

SCOVILLS & CO* / WATERBURY* / EXTRA SUPERFINE 1830’s-1840’s. Low convex, “chicken eagle”. GS-21 GS-5R24S-3P    

1444

1445

STEELE & JOHNSON 1850’s.     RMDC GS-15 GS-4R25S-3P    

1316

1317

STEELE & JOHNSON 1850’s – 1860’s .  GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P    

1314

1315

STEELE./& JOHNSON* RMDC      1850’S-60.S GS-19 GS-4L23S-3P    

1337

1338

STEELE *^* JOHNSON*^* 1850-1865 GS-12 GS-4R23S-3P

SUPERFIN * PARIS 1850’s – 1860’s .  GS-5 GS-4R24S-3P    

180250

180301

SUPERFIN / V  PERFECTIONNE  G. 1850’s.Exquisite  French import made by Viette & Gordin, of Paris. GS-9 GS-3L24S-2P    

1431

1434

 SUPERIOR ***/ QUALITY*** 1850’s – 1860’s .  RMDC GS-17 GS-4R28S-3P    

1412

1413

SUPERIOR* / QUALITY* 1860’S-post war. GS-18 GS-4R30S-3P    

1297

1298

THOMAS N. DALE & CO. /NEW YORK Late 1850’s GS-2 GS-3R23S-3P

 

 

THOMAS N. DALE & CO./ NEW YORK 1860’S-post war.  Applied eagle. Exquisite die. GS-7 GS-3L22S-3P    

1300

1301

  THOMAS N. DALE & CO. / NEW YORK 1860’s-Post War. GS-7 GS-3L22S-3P
TIFFANY’S  &  CO* / NEW YORK * 1860’s.  The “Tiffany’s”. GS-15 GS-4R25S-3P

1310

1311

TREBLE / GILT (sprig) 1850’s.  Silver plated. GS-7 GS-3L22S-3P    

1368

1369

TREBLE*** / GILT*** 1850’s – 1860’s .  3 STARS. GS-17 GS-3L22S-3P  

1424

1423

TREBLE*** / GILT*** 1850’s – 1860’s .  3 stars.  Silver back. GS-17 GS-3L22S-3P    

180928

180941

TREBLE**** GILT**** 1860’s.  4 stars. GS-4 GD-3R22S-3P    

165740

165800

WADHAMS WEBSTER & CO/SUPERFINE

WOLCOTTVILLE/CONN*

1830’s-1840’s.

Low convex.

GS-21 GS-5R24S-3p
W.G. MINTZER* / PHILa 1850’s-1860’s.  DM GS-4L26S-3P    

1382

1384

W.G. MINTZER* / PHILa 1850’s.     RMDC GS-19 GS-4L23S-3P    

1320

1321

W.H.HORSTMANN & CO / NEW YORK Rare 1830’s-1840’s back mark GS-21 GS-5R24S-3P

Courtesy of Harry Eichman

Courtesy of Harry Eichman

 

 

W.H. HORSTMANN */ PHILADELPHIA 1840’s-1850’s. Early Horstmann. GS-21 GS-5R24S-3P    

1291

1292

W.H. HORSTMANN & Co*/NEW YORK/EXTRA SUPERFINE(inner ring) 1840’s  medium convex GS-21 GS-5R24S-3P    

1325

1326

W.H. HORSTMANN & SONS * /PHILAD * 1860’s GS-5 GS-4R24-3P

120227

120245

W. H. HORSTMANN & SONS* / PHILAD* 1860’s  GS-21  GS-5R24S-3P 

 

 

W.H. HORSTMANN & SONS / PHI 1850’s – 1860’s. RMDC GS-5 GS-4R24S-3P    

184129

184218

W.H.HORSTMANN /*EXTRA* RMDC         1850’2 GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P    

1351

1352

WARRENTED/RICH TREBLE/************* Low convex,spade shield. “chicken eagle” GS-8 GS-3L24S3P    

1323

1324

 WATERBURY BUTTON CO.* / EXTRA* 1850’s – 1860’s .  GS-11 GS-4R22S-3P    

165540

165618

WATERBURY BUTTON CO*/EXTRA* 1850’s-1860’s GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P
WM. H. SMITH & CO.*/ NEW YORK 1850’s – 1860’s .  GS-13 GS-4R24S-3P    

165301

165325

YOUNG SMITH & CO. / NEW YORK 1830’s- early 1840’s GS-5 GS-3R24S-3p

Photo courtesy of Harry E.

Photo courtesy of Harry E.

YOUNG SMITH & CO. / NEW YORK 1830’s-1840’s. Low convex, “chicken eagle”. 2 starred inner rings. GS-5 GS-3R24S-3P    

1378

1379

YOUNG. SMITH & CO / NEW.YORK 1830’s.  Low convex, chicken eagle. 2 starred inner rings. 6 arrows R. GS-22 GS-6R24S-3P    

1475

1476

YOUNG. SMITH & CO* / NEW YORK. 1830’s-1840’s. Low convex, “chicken eagle”. Silver back. Die variant. Depressed inner ring/weave. GS-5 GS-3R24S-3P    

1483

1484

YOUNG. SMITH & CO* / NEW YORK* 1830’s-1840’s. Low convex, “chicken eagle”. Depressed inner ring “weave”. Face die variant. GS-5 GS-3R24S-3P    

180013

180027


One Response to Pre War – Civil War Button Gallery

  1. Rick Lewis

    I am a relatively new collector and have sincerely appreciated the information above. I plan to secure a couple of General Staff buttons as part of a Civil War button collection. Your dating information has been very helpful.

    Best regards,

    Rick Lewis

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