Pewter, silver, brass, gilt, bone
largest: 7/8 in. ( 2.2 cm )
stamped: (138-39), on front: "29" (29th Regiment; silver buttons)
stamped: (140), on front: "84" (84th Regiment; Royal Highland Emigrants: Loyalist corps; gilt button, c. 1778)
stamped: (141), on front: "LX/2" (60th Regiment, 2nd Battalion; silver); enc
Pewter, silver, brass, or gilt buttons or military buttons; two brass military buttons have three cannons enclosed inside a shield border; another brass military button has an anchor; other military buttons have a bone back covered by a thin silver, brass, or gilt face with regiment numbers and symbols on the face: one gilt button has a crown and regiment number in the center, enclosed by a border of two thistles and two roses; three have silver faces coated with brass, with their regiment number inside a wreathed border; one brass button has a crown at the top above a thistle in the center; a silver button has its number inside of a circle in the shape of a belt, with an inscription enclosed inside the belt and a crown atop it; pewter military buttons have their regiment name or emblem on front; eight silver and four gilt buttons have no numbers or decorations; three brass buttons have decorations, but no numbers or symbols: one is engraved with straight and wavy lines, one has a basket pattern, and another has a floral design.
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