Pewter, bone, brass, silver, cloth, glass, jet
largest: 1 in. ( 2.5 cm )
stamped: (410-16), on front of button: "38" (British crown above number; 38th Regiment, South Staffordshire; four large buttons are coat buttons)
stamped: (417), on front: "80" (floral border, British crown above number; 80th Regiment, Edinburgh Voluntee
Pewter, bone, brass, glass, jet, or silver buttons or sleeve-links; military buttons have the number, emblem, or symbol of their regiment on front: one military button has a thin silver face with its regiment number in the center; another has a thin brass face with a crown surmounted by a lion above a regiment number, encircled by a wreathed border; all other military buttons are of solid pewter; other buttons have no regiment numbers or symbols: two brass buttons have decorative designs; twenty-seven brass buttons are undecorated and three of these have cloth fragments attached; one pewter button is engraved with wavy lines, another has a decorative design, and eight others are undecorated; twenty-three bone buttons are also undecorated; links: two octagon-shaped pairs of sleeve-links are decorated with floral designs; another link is oval-shaped; one blue glass gem and one jet link.
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