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Confederate Excavated State Buttons
Original Mississippi Coat Button With Clear New Orleans Backmark
Item #: L4672

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This is an original excavated Civil War coat size uniform button from the state of Mississippi. The button has the likeness of the famous star in the center with the "I” in the middle for infantry. Around the edge of the face it has the proud large letters that spell out " MISSISSIPPI”. It still retains some of the original gold gilding inside the letter "I". The original back is present and the shank is present as well. On the back of the button you can see the New Orleans retailer mark of the firm of Hyde & Goodrich. This pattern of button is listed as MP4 in Albert’s button book and MP215 in Tice’s button book. This is a nicely priced original excavated Civil War Mississippi Infantry coat button.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
$295.00 USD

Very Scarce Dug Cuff Size CS Made North Carolina State Seal Button
Item #: L4282

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Here is one that you very seldom see offered for sale. It is the rare cuff size version of this button. This is a very nice looking original excavated Confederate made Civil War cuff button for the state of North Carolina. It has the famous North Carolina state seal on the face of the button with the "NORTH CAROLINA” across the top edge. The great seal of North Carolina depicts the female figures, Liberty and Plenty. Liberty is holding a liberty pole with her right hand and in her left is a scroll inscribed "Constitution". Plenty grasps a cornucopia with her left hand and wheat with her right hand. The face of this has a nice untouched patina with the figures being clearly visible on the face. These were well made buttons made in the Confederacy for use by the North Carolina troops. The reverse of the button has the original back and shank nicely intact. This is one of the better variations that they made. It was made without a maker mark and production location in the channel of the back but it does have the single star in the channel. Authorities say this is the mark of the firm of Wildt & Klein of Columbus, South Carolina. This is the pattern listed as figure NC8 in Albert’s button book and NC210Cs1 in Tice’s button book. The verbal history that accompanied the button is that it was recovered years ago in a Confederate campsite in Fredericksburg, Virginia. This button shows fine Confederate workmanship and will be a solid addition to any Confederate button collection.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
$395.00 USD

VERY RARE Iron Face Confederate Made Georgia State Seal Button GA9
Item #: L4153

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This is the one of the rarest buttons we have ever been able to offer. This is the very rare iron face Georgia state seal coat button. This is the version listed as a GA9 in Albert's book and as GA224A1 in Tice's button book. The face of the button was constructed out of a disk of iron and therefore they only made a relative few of these. The face of the button still has a nice detail and is very legible. It has the classic Georgia state seal design. The original copper back is intact and the shank is present as well. This is one of the rarest buttons you will ever get!

Price: $1,950.00 USD (Sale Pending)

Extremely Rare Louisiana Madison Infantry Button JEFF DAVIS' BODYGUARD
Item #: L4150

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This is one of the rarest buttons that you will get a chance to own! It is the coat button that was worn by a member of the Madison Infantry of Madison Parish, Louisiana. They served as Company A, 4th Battalion Louisiana Infantry. When they first made it up to Virginia they served as bodyguards for Jefferson Davis. Then they guarded Libby Prison and then were sent to defend Savannah, Georgia. In 1863 they went back towards home to fight at Jackson, Mississippi and then at Vicksburg. Later that year they went to fight at Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge. The next years saw more fierce fighting at Resaca, New Hope and Jonesboro. That is covering some territory! The buttons were made by Bellenot and Ulrich of New Orleans. Since New Orleans fell into Union hands early on there were few of these ever made and even fewer survive. You can still see traces of their backmark on the reverse of the button. The button has stars around the face with 'MADISON INFANTRY" and in the center of the button it has their motto of "MEET US". Most of the time you can't see the wording clearly but this one is a beauty. It even has faint traces of the original gilding on the button face.The reverse of the button has the original back and shank intact and they are in fine condition. This pattern is listed as LA30 in Albert's button book and as LA284 in Tice's book. Don't miss this scarce excavated piece of Louisiana history!

Price: $1,950.00 USD (Sale Pending)

Pretty Dug Civil War Virginai State Seal Staff Officer Button VA20
Item #: L3874

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This is a nice looking excavated coat size button for the state of Virginia. On the face is the classic Virginia state seal in the center with "VIRGINIA” at the top and "SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS”. This is the motto of Virginia which translates to "THUS UNTO TYRANTS”. The button has a fine look with a fine amount of the original gold wash remaining on the face that gives the button an attractive look. It has the push to the center of the face that is mentioned for exactness and it is priced accordingly. The original back and shank is present with the nice, clear Civil War backmark of "*EXTRA* QUALITY". This is the staff officer’s version and this style is listed as VA20 in Albert’s button book and VA261 in Tice’s button book. This is a nice looking excavated original Civil War Virginia state seal.

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Smith of New York Backmarked Virginia State Seal Coat Button VA13
Item #: L3857

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This is a good looking excavated Civil War coat size uniform button for the state of Virginia. It has nice detail to the face of the button with a cleaned look to the face. The Virginia seal has the motto of Virginia around the edge of "SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS" which is Latin and translates as "Thus unto tyrants". The original back is present with the correct Civil War maker’s mark of William H. Smith of New York City with the raised mark in the depressed channel. This is the style listed as figure VA13 in Albert’s book and VA222A9 in Tice’s book. The shank of the button is missing in action. This is a nice dug Virginia button for a nice price.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
$75.00 USD

Civil War Excavated Virginia State Seal Coat Button VA13
Item #: L2773

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This is a nicely priced original excavated Civil War coat size uniform button for the state of Virginia. It has very nice detail to the face of the button with a trace amount of the gilding remaining on the face. The Virginia seal has the motto of Virginia around the edge of "SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS" which is Latin and translates as "Thus unto tyrants". When it was recovered the original back is present but the shank was missing in action. We had it restored for display. This is the style listed as figure VA13 in Albert’s book and VA222 in Tice’s book. This is a good looking dug Virginia button for the price.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
$89.00 USD

Rose Gilded Excavated Virginia State Seal Richmond Backmark VA13
Item #: L2769

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This is a superb looking excavated Civil War coat size uniform button for the state of Virginia. It has very nice detail to the face of the button with a solid amount of the gilding remaining on the face. This is the tougher to find version with the rose toned gilding on the face. It makes the detail stand out superbly. The Virginia seal has the motto of Virginia around the edge of "SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS" which is Latin and translates as "Thus unto tyrants". The original back is present with the correct Civil War retailer's mark of the Kent, Paine Company of Richmond. This is a more scarce backmark as well. The shank was missing in action when it was recovered and it has been expertly restored. This is the style listed as figure VA13 in Albert’s book and VA222 in Tice’s book. This is a fantastic looking dug Virginia button for any collection.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
$195.00 USD

Nice Original Excavated Cuff Size Virginia State Seal By Scovill VA13av
Item #: L1079

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This is a good looking excavated Civil War cuff size uniform button for the state of Virginia. It has the well worn detail to the face of the button with a very faint trace amount of the gold gilding remaining on the face. The Virginia seal has the motto of Virginia around the edge of "SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS" which is Latin and translates as "Thus unto tyrants". The original back is present with the correct Civil War maker’s mark of Scovill of Waterbury. The shank is missing in action. This is the style listed as figure VA13av in Albert’s book and VA222As in Tice’s book. This is an original dug Virginia button for your collection.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
$59.00 USD

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