- Plain, flat, circular, single-piece button with loop shank brazed on back. Back stamped incuse inside two concentric bands around perimeter "·*· A.BENEDICT ·*· / WATERBURY" and "*** TREBLE *** / GILT" in roman letters. From a collection of 15 buttons, 1982.0090.09A-O.
- Maker is Aaron Benedict (1785-1873) of Waterbury, CT. Benedict began producing bone and ivory buttons in 1812, but firm went by A. Benedict from 1823 to 1829; still in operation today as The Waterbury Button Company.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- date made
- 1823 - 1829
- place made
- United States: Connecticut, Waterbury
- Physical Description
- gilt brass (button material)
- copper (shank material)
- overall: 3/8 in x 3/4 in;.9525 cm x 1.905 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Estate of John Paul Remensnyder
- Uniforms, Military
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- Clothing & Accessories
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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