Federal Navy Button, eagle over horizontal anchor, three canon balls beneath anchor, on lined field. E.L.E. Co London, dm on ribbon, (22.2 mm) Button depicts eagle over horizontal anchor surrounded by 13 stars, pattern prevalent from the 1850's onward, generally intended for Federal Navy officers. Backmark: ""E. L. E. & Co London" dm ribbon with a crown above. Two part convex button, large coat size. Nondug button, gilded, stand up shank intact.
Ref: Albert NA112, Tice NA227A4.
Inventory Number: BUT 065