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Authentic Non-Excavated Civil War Coat Size General Service Eagle Buttons
Item #: sr920

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here are some nice and authentic original coat size general Service eagle buttons. These are the style you see on the coats of the men that actually fought the war. They would have adorned the coats of the regular enlisted men of the Civil War. Each button has the classic eagle design on the font with the shield in the eagle’s chest. The buttons also have the original back and shank intact on the reverse. They will have various Civil War date backmarks. The price quoted is for one original coat size General service buttons, like the ones pictured.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
$18.00 USD

Evans & Hassall Backmark Non-Dug Cuff Size Civil War Staff Officer's Button
Item #: sr26240

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This is a beautiful non-excavated Civil War cuff button for the Staff officers and it has a scarce retailer mark on the reverse. This is the classic pattern of button worn by officers on both sides of the Civil War. The face of the button has the beautiful spread wing eagle button. Around the edge of the button it has the stars with the lined field background. It has the original back and shank nicely intact on the reverse. What makes it special is that it is the version that has the desirable retailer's mark of the Evans & Hassall Company on the back. This makes it a very desirable little button. This is a very nice looking button with fine detail. It will make a fine addition to your collection.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$29.00 USD

Very Pretty 13mm 1820's Patriotic or Diplomatic Eagle Design Button
Item #: v912

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Here is a very cool little button. it is a patriotic or possibly diplomatic or militia button from the early 1820's. We know this when it would have been made because of the 1 piece construction. It has the "RICH ORANGE" backmark still visible. The face of the button has a puff style rim and in the center is the droop wing eagle with the "E PLURIBUS UNUM" ribbon above. The button measures 13mm across. It is in superb shape as you can see.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$35.00 USD

Non-Excavated Great Coat Size Union Infantry Eagle "I" Button by Scovill
Item #: v3571

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What a superb non-excavated great coat size Civil War Infantry button. The face of the button has the spread-wing eagle with the "I” shield on its chest. This denotes the infantry branch of service. It has some of the original gold wash still present and that gives the button a fine look. The original back and shank are intact. It has the correct Civil War era "*SCOVILL MF'G CO. * WATERBURY” backmark. This is a great looking Civil War 23mm uniform button. Here is a great looking non-dug Civil War great coat Infantry eagle "I”.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$32.00 USD

Arkansas Style Horstmann Backmarked Civil War Staff Officer Coat
Item #: v5371

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This is a nice backmark on this beautiful non-excavated Civil War coat button for the Staff officers. This is the classic pattern of button worn by officers on both sides of the Civil War. The face of the button has the beautiful spread wing eagle button. Around the edge of the button it has the stars with the lined field background. It has the original back and shank nicely intact on the reverse. This has the tougher to find maker’s mark of "HORSTMANN & ALLIEN NY.”. This version is the same style backmark that appears ont he Civil War Arkansas button.This is backmark that is listed in Tice's button book as GS226a10. This is a very nice looking button with fine detail. It will make a fine addition to your collection.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$45.00 USD

Beautiful Attic Tone 1-Piece Eagle with Shield Militia Coat Button GI61
Item #: v5461

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This has always been one of my favorite button designs. It is the version listed as GI61 in Albert’s button book. It has the beautiful droop wing eagle on the face of the button with the shield by her side. Around the edge of the button it has the 16 stars. You can still see traces of the original silver wash down in the protected areas of the front and back is well. This is a 1-piece button with the original applied shank on the reverse. You can still read the "RICH QUALITY LONDON” backmark on the reverse of the button. This is a fine looking button that has that "straight out of the attic” color.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$95.00 USD

Fine Non-Excavated Civil War Staff & Field Officer's Coat Button
Item #: v5490

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This is a beautiful non-excavated Civil War coat button for the Staff officers. This is the classic pattern of button worn by officers on both sides of the Civil War. The face of the button has the beautiful spread wing eagle button. Around the edge of the button it has the stars with the lined field background. It has the original back and shank nicely intact on the reverse and a clear Civil War mark of "SUPERIOR QUALITY”. This is the style listed as GS234 in Tice's button book. These were made by the famous firm of Steele & Johnson. They would use these generic backmarks so the retailer could sell the button without advertising for the actual button maker. Often people only consider these buttons as used by the Union but if you ever go through the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond Virginia you will see that many of the Confederate coats had these buttons on them because that’s what they had in their possession when the war broke out. This is a very nice looking button with fine detail. It will make a fine addition to your collection.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$39.00 USD

Scarce Non-Dug War of 1812 Coat Size Pewter Infantry Script "I" Button GI36
Item #: v5495

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This is a scarce original non-excavated coat button from the War of 1812. This is the version with the script style letter "I" on the face with the star in the oval below. It is made of pewter and this one is very nice as you can see. Somewhere along the line someone has scratched an "X" onto the face of the button. The fragile pewter shank is still present on the reverse. This is the style listed as GI36A3 in Albert’s button book. You see this version of button fairly regularly in excavated condition but when was the last time that you saw one in non-excavated condition? This is a nice and authentic War of 1812 Infantry Uniform button.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$65.00 USD

Very Pretty Original Non-Dug Civil War Staff & Field Officer's Coat Button
Item #: v5522

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This is a beautiful non-excavated Civil War coat button for the Staff officers. This is the classic pattern of button worn by officers on both sides of the Civil War. The face of the button has the beautiful spread wing eagle button. Around the edge of the button it has the stars with the lined field background. It has the original back and shank nicely intact on the reverse and a clear Civil War mark of "EXTRA QUALITY”. They would use these generic backmarks so the retailer could sell the button without advertising for the actual button maker. Often people only consider these buttons as used by the Union but if you ever go through the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond Virginia you will see that many of the Confederate coats had these buttons on them because that’s what they had in their possession when the war broke out. This is a very nice looking button with fine detail. It will make a fine addition to your collection.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$34.00 USD

Very Nice Non-Excavated Civil War Infantry Officer's Eagle "I" Coat Button
Item #: v5635

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This is a very nice looking button. It is an excellent original 21mm coat size infantry officer’s button. This version that was quite popular before and during the Civil War. This is the 2 –piece style that was worn by well-to-do infantry officers. It has the clear backmark of "HORSTMANN & ALLIEN . NY .” with the rays on the inside of the mark. The original back and shank are present and in fine shape. This is a beautiful non-excavated infantry Eagle "I" pattern button.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$23.00 USD

Non-Excavated Coat Size Union Infantry Eagle "I" Button by Scovill
Item #: v5637

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What a superb non-excavated coat size Civil War Infantry button. The face of the button has the spread-wing eagle with the "I” shield on its chest. This denotes the infantry branch of service. It has some of the original gold wash still present and that gives the button a superb look. The original back and shank are intact. It has the correct Civil War era RMDC "*SCOVILL MF'G CO. * WATERBURY” backmark. This is a great looking Civil War 20mm uniform button. Here is a great looking non-dug Civil War great coat Infantry eagle "I”.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$22.00 USD

Fine Non-Excavated Civil War Infantry Officer's Eagle "I" Coat Button
Item #: v5654

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This is a nice looking button. It is an excellent original 23mm coat size infantry officer’s button. This version that was quite popular before and during the Civil War. This is the 2 –piece style that was worn by well-to-do infantry officers. It has the clear backmark of "HORSTMANN BRO & CO. PHIL .” with the dotted edge. The original back and shank are present and in fine shape. This is a beautiful non-excavated infantry Eagle "I" pattern button.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$24.00 USD

Very Rare Non-Dug 1812 "US" General Service Coat Button GI30a
Item #: v6525

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This is a quite rare original non-excavated uniform coat button from the 1812 era. This is the version with the small block style letters "US" on the face. This is the general service button from the War of 1812 era. It is made of pewter and displays superbly. The US on the face is still vividly clear and is much better than most any of the others that you will encounter. This one has the original shank present on the reverse of the button. This piece is a variation of the style listed as GI30a in Albert’s button book. This is an excellent and authentic non-excavated "US" Uniform coat button.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
$95.00 USD

Rare Non-Dug Pewter 1-Piece Eagle "I" Button Like GI74 In Albert's Book
Item #: v6562

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This is one that you don’t’ often encounter especially in non-excavated condition. It is the cast pewter 1-piece coat button like the one listed as GI74 in Albert’s button book. It has the upturned winged Union eagle on the front with the shield on her chest. The shield has the "I” in the center that denotes the infantry branch of military service. Because these are made of pewter they are quick to lose their detail. This one is better than most with nice detail. The original integral cast shank is present on the reverse of the button. This is a tough piece to find and this 19mm coat button is complete.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
$79.00 USD

Rare Non-Dug War of 1812 Coat Size Pewter Infantry Script "I" Button GI36
Item #: v6584

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This is a scarce original non-excavated coat button from the War of 1812. This is the version with the script style letter "I" on the face with the oval below. Most of the ones you encounter have the star in the oval but this is the version that was left blank. It is made of pewter and this one is very nice as you can see. The fragile pewter shank is still present on the reverse. This is the style listed as GI36D2 in Albert’s button book. You see this version of button fairly regularly in excavated condition but when was the last time that you saw one in non-excavated condition? This is a nice and authentic War of 1812 Infantry Uniform button.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
$125.00 USD

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