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|Civil War Buttons|
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|James S Smith & Co New York.
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-SmithJS
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|B7401...Federal officer button, eagle with shield, three part officer, "JAMES S. SMITH & CO / (star) NEW - YORK (star)" rmdc (22mm)
Button was intended for officers, depicting patriotic symbolism of eagle grasping arrows for war and olive branch for peace. Backmark: "JAMES S. SMITH & CO / (star) NEW - YORK (star)" rmdc, area around the shank is raised, Scovill manufacture 1840 - 1858, (Smith JS.100). Three part officer button, coat size.
Button.1.Federal.10.Officer.Smith JS.100, Reference: Albert GS, Tice GS.
Nondug button. Collection of Harry Eichman.
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