Plain, flat, circular, single-piece button with loop shank brazed on back. Back stamped incuse inside two concentric bands around perimeter "*** STRONG *** / GILT" in roman letters. One of two "STRONG GILT" buttons, 1982.0090.09H and L, from a collection of 15 buttons, 1982.0090.09A-O.

"STRONG GILT" refers to quality not maker.

Date Made: 1810 - 1840

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: EnglandUnited States: New England

Subject: Uniforms, Military


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Credit Line: Estate of John Paul Remensnyder

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1982.0090.09HCatalog Number: 1982.0090.09HAccession Number: 1982.0090

Object Name: button

Physical Description: gilt brass (button material)copper (shank material)Measurements: overall: 1/4 in x 3/4 in; .635 cm x 1.905 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-ed7a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1452432

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