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Button, D25.1499

Physical Description

Button for uniform. Round metal button with convex surface. Centre of button is raised design of crown and stylized initials (?). Three words around edge read "FIRST DERBY MILITIA". Back side reads "FIRMAN & SONS. LONDON."

Research Notes

Original notes say "Kumasi" which is a large town in the centre of Ashanti culture in Ghana, West Africa Metal (silver?) outside/display side of button, with backing and fastener of metal (iron?.)

Button for uniform. Round metal button with convex surface. Centre of button is raised design of crown and stylized initials (?). Three words around edge read "FIRST DERBY MILITIA". Back side reads "FIRMAN & SONS. LONDON."

Diam. = approx. 25.3mm —Joel A Vanderburg

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 7 x 25 x 25mm
Diameter: 20.2mm

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