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Confederate Excavated State Buttons
Nicely Priced Excavated Civil War V.M.I. Cadet Coat Button by Robinson
Item #: L1291

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This is an excavated coat size button for the Virginia Military Institute Cadet. It has the proud lettering on the face that reads "V.M.I. CADET” and also has the Virginia motto of "SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS” which translates as "Thus unto tyrants”. In the center of the button it has the Virginia states seal. This is the style with the "R&W ROBINSON” backmark that is in the ribbon. This is the version that is listed as SU408 in Albert’s button book and VAS294b1 in Tice’s book. The face of the button has decent detail and traces of the original gold gilt remaining. The pushes are mentioned for exactness and it is priced accordingly. The verbal history that accompanied this button is that it was found on private property in the Pulaski, Tennessee area. This is a classic Civil War era coat button from the Virginia Military Institute.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
$69.00 USD

Original Mississippi Coat Button With Clear New Orleans Backmark
Item #: L1080

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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 around the letters. There is a push to the center of the face that is mentioned for exactness and is priced accordingly. The original back is present and the shank is solid as a rock. 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.

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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

Civil War Excavated Virginia State Seal Coat Button VA13
Item #: L1075

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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". The original back is present but the center is missing. The shank is missing in action. 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
$65.00 USD

Nicely Priced Civil War C.S. Made North Carolina State Seal NC8
Item #: L1073

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This is an original Confederate made Civil War coat 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. You can still read some of the letters of the North Carolina marking. The face of this one has of the a nice patina all over. 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 the shank is missing in action. You can also read a faint portion of the Richmond, Virginia maker's mark of the S.A. Myers. This is the pattern listed as figure NC8 in Albert’s button book and NC210 in Tice’s button book. This is a nice piece of Confederate workmanship and will be a solid addition to any Confederate button collection.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
$85.00 USD

Very Scarce Excavated Mississippi Cavalry Button From Brandy Station
Item #: L1039

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This is an original excavated Civil War cuff size uniform button from the state of Mississippi. This one has the likeness of the famous star in the center with the "C” in the middle for cavalry. Around the edge of the face it has the proud large letters that spell out "MISSISSIPPI”. It still retains some traces of the original gold gilding in the center of the "C” and around a few of the letters. These cavalry buttons are the toughest to find of the Mississippi letter buttons. The original back is present and the shank is solid as a rock. On the back of the button you can see the New Orleans retailer mark of the firm of Hyde & Goodrich. This is a rare original Civil War Mississippi Cavalry cuff button. This piece was accompanied by verbal history that it was excavated years ago on private property near the battle of Brandy Station, Virginia in a campsite of the famous Jeff Davis Legion. It is a great looking cuff size Mississippi cavalry button.

Price: $595.00 USD (Sale Pending)

Rare Excavated Civil War Maryland Cuff Button
Item #: L664

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This is a tough to find dug button. It is an original Civil War cuff size uniform button for the state of Maryland. This is the version listed as MD11av in Albert’s button book and as MD200as5 in Tice’s button book. This is the correct Civil War version but with the backmark that reads "EXTRA * QUALITY *” still partially visible. The face of the button has the Maryland state seal with a fine look. The seal shows the quartered coat of arms in the center with an eagle up above. There is a farmer supporting the shield from one side and the other side is held up by a fisherman. They both stand on ribbon with the motto of the state of Maryland in Latin. It reads "Crescite et Multiplicimini” which translates to "Increase and Multiply”. The word "MARYLAND” is in bold block letters across the bottom is partially visible. The face of this button is and it has some traces of the original gold gilding remaining down in the recesses. This is an attractive excavated Confederate cuff button with the correct Civil War era back mark.

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Rose Gilded Excavated Virginia State Seal Richmond Backmark VA13
Item #: v8489

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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 is missing in action. 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
$175.00 USD

Rare Version Dug Silvered Civil War Coat Size Virginia State Seal Button VA223
Item #: v7782

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This is a rare excavated Civil War 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 wonderful look with a fine amount of the original silver on the button highlights making the detail stand out superbly. The original back and shank is present with the correct pre-Civil War era raised Mark depressed channel backmark of "W.H. HORSTMANN & SONS / PHILA". The back has the crack as you can see and it is priced accordingly. This is the version and this style is listed as VA223a1 in Tice’s button book. This is a fantastic silvered Civil War Virginia state seal.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$199.00 USD

Original Civil War Confederate Made North Carolina State Seal NC8
Item #: v5898

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This is an original Confederate made Civil War coat button for the state of North Carolina. It has the famous North Carolina state seal on the face of the button with the bold "NORTH CAROLINA” across the top edge. You can still read the letters of the North Carolina marking. The face of this one has of the a nice chocolate brown patina all over. It is missing the shank and is mentioned for exactness and priced accordingly. 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 intact but the shank is missing in action. You can also read traces of the the Richmond, Virginia maker's mark of the S.A. Myers. This is the pattern listed as figure NC8 in Albert’s button book and NC210 in Tice’s button book. This is a nice piece of Confederate workmanship and will be a solid addition to any Confederate button collection.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
$85.00 USD

Scarce Baltimore Backmarked Coat Size Virginia State Seal VA12
Item #: v5352

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This is a fine looking excavated Civil War coat size uniform button for the state of Virginia. It has very nice detail to the face of the button. 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 and shank are present with the scarce and correct Civil War maker’s mark of the Baltimore, Maryland retailer, Canfield Brothers. It is marked "CANFIELD BRO & Co. BALTIMORE”. The back is solid as a rock. This is the style listed as figure VA12 in Albert’s book and VA221a1 in Tice’s book. This is a great dug Virginia button with a scarce backmark that will be a solid addition for any collection.

Shipping Weight: 0.4 lb
$165.00 USD

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