Massachusetts Militia Button, commonwealth arms on plain field with "MASSACHUSETTS" on a ribbon below, (22mm) flat one part, Robinsons Extra, (22mm) Backmark: "R & W. ROBINSON/ATTLEBOROUGH", two inner solid rings. Flat, one piece coat button. This button from the 1830s was the first to depict an entire commonwealth arms. Early one-piece state seal button. Excellent condition with shank intact and plentiful gold gilt finish remaining.
Reference: Albert MS26 Tice MS200A
Inventory Number: BUT 047