Dating buttons chronology book warren tice
There are many interesting facts about US military uniform buttons.Here are some of those - with examples, all buttons pictured are from my collection.The difference is that the more common one during the Civil War, the NA112, had the upper fluke of the anchor behind the left wing, whereas the NA113 had the upper fluke of the anchor in front of the left wing.These types were used right up through WWII, although the NA112 type became much less common after the Civil War.(source: , by Alphaeus H.This information is available for research purposes, pictures may be used by permission only Most information on this page is from: Uniform Buttons of the United States 1776 - 1865, by Warren K. Dating buttons; A Chronology of Button Types, Makers, Retailers & Their Backmarks, by Warren K. Directory of American Military Goods Dealers & Makers, by Bruce S. operated in New York from approximately 1830 to around 1858. Backmark: "FIRMIN & SONS LD / LONDON " dm between two ringsof dots, made by Firmin, the use of "LD" designation dates manufacture to after 1875, manufactured after the Civil War, (Firmin900).
References:(1) National Button Society Blue Book - Official NBS Classification and Competition Guidelines(2) Hughes, Elizabeth and Marion Lester.
Albert)Although both of the buttons pictured below were made by the same manufacturer, D.