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Buttons mounted on board

Object Number: 
INV.11103a-bbb
Date: 
1910-1918
Medium: 
Brass, horn, paper, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 x 17 x 1/4 in. ( 50.8 x 43.2 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: c-d, g-i: "E PLURIBUS UNUM" (inside scroll at top of button) stamped: m-n: "CADET/U.S.M.A." (Military Academy cadet) stamped: o-q: "US/NR" (Naval Reserve) stamped: x-z: "USAT" (Army Transport) stamped: pp-qq: "AMERICAN/RED CROSS" stamped: rr
Description: 
Brass or horn buttons; disk and dome-shaped; stamped with various symbols and letters; buttons are mounted on rectangular paper board with cotton cover.
Gallery Label: 
These buttons were worn by members of various branches of the U.S. military during World War I.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group