|Ridgeway Civil War Research Center,
A virtual examination of artifacts of the American Civil War
|Civil War Buttons|
by Harry Ridgeway
|Charles Bellenot was an engraver and die maker operating out of New Orleans. The backmarks are usually blank or weakly struck.
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-BellenotC
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Backmark: "C. BELLENOT. / (star) N. O. (star)", rm letters do not bear serifs, Confederate local produced by C. Bellenot, New Orleans, (BellenotC100).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-BellenotC100, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 181, [Plate C-2, 1].
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