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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

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.

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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.

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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.

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