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Domed buttons were common throughout the 18th and into the early 19th century. These buttons are made of the highest quality brass or German silver with soft rounded edges. In The Virginia Gazette in 1776, "A HORSE THIEF . . . he is as consummate a Villain as was ever imported from England . . . He is an expert Gunsmith (which, however, he will not own) and if he is enlisted for a Soldier will be very useful in repairing Guns, but must have a sound Lashing before he will do it as it ought to be. He stole . . . a white Sagathy Coat, double breasted, with yellow Metal Buttons; a brown Surtout Coat, double breasted, with white Metal Buttons".
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 30 August, 2019.