General service or militia button, eagle facing right, 17 stars, one part low convex, Best Plated London rm, (19.8mm)
Button depicts a patriotic eagle, and could be purchased by any militia units in the1830's and 1840's. This pattern features eagle facing right surrounded by 17 stars. Backmark: "BEST (in script) (dot) PLATED (in script) (dot)." rm, convex back. One part low convex button, coat size.
Reference: Albert GI67
Inventory Number: BUT 038