From the Georgian & Victorian era.... Check out the others as there are some scarce seldom seen examples as well as one of unique ones and some common ones too... Including British & overseas MILITARY - LIVERY - HUNTING - POLICE themes. 19thC America US Civil War INC Militia EAGLE Button Makers Iron Die Mold #BM2. Colours may differ due to any flash used or your computor settings.If its a similar weight and destination. Hold me responsible when leaving feedback or DSR ratings.
Most are domed or flat topped then sat on an X shaped iron base... This would fit into the machine to stop it moving about whilst the brass or silver plate buttons were being made... Some are fairly common others are scarce examples and some may never have been seen before. Remember that as some designs were being made they were going out of fashion as quick becoming obsolete regiments or companies. All will be in good collectable condition without much pitting unless otherwise stated.Please do though LOOK at the photographs which do enlarge to see the condition for yourself. This one is for a small dia button... At the top and its holding in its claws the. So it could be some sort of militia button from the Civil War era in America.
I will let you folks decide. It has a mold number stamped in on this one too.... It has the fine hortizontal lines in the background too as this looks very American to me. This could well be a rare button mold from say the.
Whatever the N stands for... But the Eagle is rather like the Seal of America to look at.....
Time and research is needed for sure with this one. I see an interesting website related just to American Civil War buttons and some of the prices being asked is rather eye watering for DUG UP buttons with metal detectors.... To buttons passed down families in the old button boxes.. Both a re very similar in design to this button..
But this has the I. This button mold could well be the ONLY KNOWN EXAMPLE of this particular button.It is in good condition being 5/8ths inch dia button top and the bottom is 1 and 1/4 inch dia x 3/4 inch deep overall. Would make a good paperweight gift for someone into this theme item. See close up pictures for more details and condition. See the photographs which enlarge. Please see close up pictures for more detail. The item(s) are shown next to an English 1 penny which is 20mm dia for scale. 2.5cm = 25mm = 1 inch. Once an item is the in the postal system any delays are out of my cont rol. See the date it was sent. On all items sent back to me in the condition you received it in. Get Images that Make Supersized Seem Small. Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. The item "19thC America US Civil War INC Militia EAGLE Button Makers Iron Die Mold #BM2" is in sale since Friday, December 29, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectables\Sewing, Fabric & Textiles\Buttons\Antique (Pre-1900)". The seller is "diggerlee" and is located in SCROLL DOWN FOR LARGER PHOTO'S. This item can be shipped worldwide.