Civil War Relicman,
Winchester, Virginia USA (changed hands 70 times in the Civil War!).
|B7059...Federal Marine Corps button, "HORSTMANN / NY & PHILA" dm between rings, (22mm). Button depicts 13 stars, eagle with outspread wings over an anchor, symbolism for the Marine Corps. Backmark: "EXTRA / (star) (star) (star) RICH (star) (star) (star)" dm between two rings of dots, Scovill manufactured ca 1860, (Extra Rich by Scovill.100). Two part button, coat size. Reference: Albert MC10. |
|B5308 Louisiana button, state seal pelican on a lined field with rope border, Extra Rich, dm between rings, (22mm) |
Ref: Albert LA2A2, Tice LA203A3.
|B6520 Texas button, state seal with "TEXAS", Extra Rich, (22mm) |
Ref: Albert TX17, Tice TX234A2.