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  • Virginia Militia Button, Battle of Gettysburg

    $375.00
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    Virginia Militia Button, Battle of Gettysburg - Inventory Number: BUT 274

    Battle of Gettysburg

    Excavated Virginia Militia low convex one-piece coat button, produced between 1820-1835. The face depicts the Virginia coat of arms with “Virtus” slaying the tyrant. “VIRGINIA” is printed along the top and “SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS” along the bottom. The button has a brown/green patina and has the shank on the back which is bent over. The back is marked “YOUNG. SMITH & Co / NEW. YORK.” A nice early Virginia button. From a collection of local Gettysburg Relics recovered in the 1950’s.  Accompanied by certificate of authenticity. 

    Comes housed in a display case with red velvet backing and descriptive card.

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    Inventory Number: BUT 274