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Group of four (4) rare Civil War Confederate Artillery brass coat buttons, 2-piece construction with block letter "A" on lined background and raised border design. Includes three (3) larger coat buttons stamped en verso "Chatwin & Sons, Birmingham" and one (1) small cuff/sleeve button stamped en verso "London, Quality". Three (3) coat buttons - 22 mm. Cuff/sleeve button - 15 mm. Note: John Chatwin & Sons was a small English manufacturer that produced a limited offering of Confederate buttons. Provenance: Private Middle Tennessee Collection. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)

Condition

3 coat buttons with natural age patina, untouched finish to the fronts and some oxidation/rubbing to rims, 2 with general service wear to backs. Cuff button with general service wear to front below "A" and minor wear to back edge.

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4 Rare Confederate Uniform Buttons, Chatwin & Sons,

Estimate $3,000 - $3,500Aug 5, 2017