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Buttons

Object Number: 
INV.7433fg
Date: 
1940-1945
Medium: 
Brass, tin
Dimensions: 
largest: 5/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 1.6 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: inside banners: "E PLURIBUS UNUM"
Description: 
Brass buttons; dome-shaped; stamped with eagle that has shield on breast, grasping arrows and branches in talons and banner in beak.
Gallery Label: 
These buttons were worn on the overcoats of Army enlisted men during World War II.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frank L. Jackson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group