Dating civil war buttons

Published: 12.07.2017

Beautiful photos and well described details. Lucite buttons were most popular from the s on through the s. I have always had an interest in buttons since I was a little girl.

Our work is certainly cut out. This was the most informational site I've visited so far.

Some of the buttons bear the date "". All buttons bearing their name were produced well after the Civil War. It was low density yet stronger than previous plastics. Remember me on this computer. They come in all shapes and sizes and are heavier than Celluloid buttons. Celluloid, it has no smell or I'm just to old to pick up on it. The list that follows identifies British manufacturers and the backmarks they used from the earliest ones recorded until about the middle of the twentieth century.

Celluloid Buttons

The church is likely a stavekirke Extra Rich , generic or trademark backmark, Scovill manufacture. Condition not quite as nice.

All in all great article. The shank is an elongated U shape and is quite distinctive.

A Day in the Life # 166 Civil War Button Casting: How to.

Thank you for your information I just received 20 lbs of celluloid buttons I could not figure out the vinegar smell. After , buttons were produced by Waterbury Button Co Details click: Double Gilt , generic or trademark backmark denoting quality, producer is not determined. Does this fit the characteristics of your buttons that flourecse?

    Add review

    Your e-mail will not be published. Required fields are marked *

      Home   Sign In   Join   Search   Forums
     I'm a
     between  and 
     zip code

    Meet Singles Nearby

    Singles in nearby cities:
    1. Porirua
    2. Grand Rapids
    3. Ingham
    4. Greenfield
    5. Corby town and district
    6. Miramichi
    7. Axminster town
    8. Londonderry city
    9. Ilchester town
    10. Mesquite
    11. Ada
    12. Lochmaben town
    13. Maitland
    14. Cookeville
    15. Spanish Fork
    16. Maryville
    17. Singleton
    18. Bardstown
    19. Newfoundland And Labrador
    20. Hempstead
    21. Holywell town
    22. Tamworth district
    23. Window Rock
    24. Caldwell