|Ridgeway Civil War Research Center,
A virtual examination of artifacts of the American Civil War
|Civil War Buttons|
by Harry Ridgeway
|George Armitage, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, made buttons 1799 to 1826. The buttons bearing "Philada" are an old style of presentation of "Philadelphia".
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Philada
Details click: http://relicman.com/Button9901-Backmark-Philada000.html.
Backmark: "Philada (dot) (space) (dot) " rm, made by George Armitage, Philadelphia 1815 to 1825, (Philada100).
Note this die stamp is frequently off center, and the die break in front of the name and over the "H" is visible on most examples.
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Philada100, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 97, (Armitage).
Details click: http://relicman.com/Button9901-Backmark-Philada100.html.
|Civil War Relicman,
Civil War buttons, Relicman sales catalog.
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