Ridgeway Civil War Research Center,
A virtual examination of artifacts of the American Civil War

Civil War Buttons

by Harry Ridgeway


Treble Gilt, generic or trademark backmarks denoting quality, maker not determined.
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-TrebleGilt

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This is the "Ridgeway Civil War Research Center", a research tool for educational purposes only, and is provided at no cost to the reader. Some of the relics listed are retained in the author's collection, most reside in other collections and are not owned by the author. None of the items listed in this section are for sale, please refer to relicman.com sales listings for items offered for sale. This is a work in progress, I list items as I get to them, there are many patterns that are not listed yet, this list will be regularly updated as I get pictures and descriptions for more items. I will also correct mistakes, so if you see any please tell me. All items listed are believed to be authentic to the Civil War or as otherwise described. Any excavated relics have been recovered from private property with owners permission. This information is available for research purposes, pictures may be used by permission only.

Most information on this page is from:
Uniform Buttons of the United States 1776 - 1865, by Warren K.Tice.
Dating buttons; A Chronology of Button Types, Makers, Retailers & Their Backmarks, by Warren K. Tice.
Directory of American Military Goods Dealers & Makers, by Bruce S. Bazelon and William F. Guinn.
Record of American Uniform and Historical Buttons, Bicentennial Edition, by Alphaeus H. Albert.
Pictures are generally by the author, unless otherwise indicated
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Treble Gilt, generic or trademark backmarks denoting quality, maker not determined.


Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-TrebleGilt100
TrebleGilt100, (22mm).
Backmark: "TREBLE / (star) (star) GILT (star) (star) " rm ca 1810 to 1820's, possibly made by Armitage, (TrebleGilt100).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-TrebleGilt100, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons.

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-TrebleGilt110
TrebleGilt110, (22mm)
Backmark: "TREBLE / (star) GILT (star), surrounded with a wreath" rm , flat one part button, English manufacture 1820s or 1830s, (TrebleGilt110).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-TrebleGilt110, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons.

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-TrebleGilt500
TrebleGilt500, (23mm)
Backmark: "TREBLE / (vine) GILT (vine)" dm, ca 1860, likely the product of R & W Robinson or D Evans, (TrebleGilt500).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-TrebleGilt500, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 56, D Evans, [Plate B-3, 8].

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-TrebleGilt510
TrebleGilt510, (15mm)
Backmark: "TREBLE / (star) GILT (star) dm, inner ring of dots, ca 1860, small size only, likely the product of R & W Robinson or D Evans, (TrebleGilt510).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-TrebleGilt510, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 56, D Evans, [Plate B-3, 9].

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-TrebleGilt520
TrebleGilt520, (22mm)
Backmark: " TREBLE / (star) (star) (star) GILT (star) (star) (star) " dm, ca 1850s or 1850s, likely the product of R & W Robinson or D Evans, (TrebleGilt520).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-TrebleGilt520, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 56, D Evans, [Plate B-3, 10].

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-TrebleGilt530
TrebleGilt530,
Backmark: " TREBLE / (star) (star) (star) GILT (star) (star) (star) " dm, inner ring of dots, ca 1850s or 1850s, likely the product of R & W Robinson or D Evans, (TrebleGilt530).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-TrebleGilt530, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 56, D Evans, [Plate B-3, 11]
Examples needed.

Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-TrebleGilt540
TrebleGilt540, (22mm)
Backmark: " TREBLE / (star) (dot) (star) (dot) (star) GILT (star) (dot) (star) (dot) (star) " dm, solid inner ring, ca 1850s or 1860s, likely the product of R & W Robinson or D Evans, (TrebleGilt540).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-TrebleGilt540, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 56, D Evans, [Plate B-3, 12].

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