|Ridgeway Civil War Research Center,
A virtual examination of artifacts of the American Civil War
|Civil War Buttons|
by Harry Ridgeway
|Edward Lewis was a London England producer, apparently formed a partnership with Francis Tomes operating in New York starting 1819. Tomes then operated under various names and making a variety of military goods through the Civil War.
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-LewisTomes
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Backmark: "LEWIS & TOMES. / EXTRA RICH." rmdc, an English makeroperating a partnership in America, ca. 1820's or 1830's, (LewisTomes100).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-LewisTomes100, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 135, [Plate B-14, 14].
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|B5227 Federal artillery button, eagle over cannon facing right, one part flat, Lewis & Tomes Extra Rich, (21.4mm) |
Ref: Albert AY52B.
|B5589 Federal Navy button, eagle with anchor on shield, one part flat, Lewis & Tomes, Extra Rich, (23mm) |
Ref: Albert NA67A.
Backmark: "LEWIS & TOMES / EXTRA RICH" rm between two rings with rounded border, flat one part button, ca. 1820's or 1830's, (LewisTomes110).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-LewisTomes110, Ref: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 135.
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|B4203 Federal Navy button, eagle facing left over upright anchor, one part flat, Lewis & Tomes, (22.6mm) |
Ref: Albert NA86.
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