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Military button

1998.4863AB (RS22805)

Description

Pair of brass military buttons w/ eagle and stars; round shape w/ embossed decoration and brass loop on back; eagle appears to be standing on anchor in decoration.

Details

Maker
Scovill Mfg. Co. (Maker)
Date
1820-1860
Possibly
Inscriptions
Impressed stamp on back: ""SCOVILL MFG. CO./ WATERBURY""
Location of origin
Waterbury
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Personal Symbol
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
Anchor
armed forces
Brass
brass (alloy)
BUTTON, MILITARY
buttons (fasteners)
Eagle
Military
Star
stars
Dimensions
0.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4863AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23907

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