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1757 - 1881

West Suffolk Militia


Date:  1840 - 1855/6


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0021


Backmarks:  Jennens & Co London


Diameter:  22.5 mm


Weight:  6.44 grams


Notes: 

2nd Somerset Militia


Date:  1835 - 1855


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0022


Backmarks:  Jennens & Co London


Diameter:  19.8 mm


Weight:  5.30 grams


Notes: 

2nd West York Militia


Date:  Pre 1830’s


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0023


Backmarks:  C. Jennens London


Diameter:  19.2 mm


Weight:  3.78 grams


Notes: 

1st Royal Lancashire Militia


Date:  Pre 1855


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0024


Backmarks:  Isaacs Campbell & Co 21 St James’s St London


Diameter:  23 mm


Weight:  4.83 grams


Notes:  See also № 0091 for a later silver version

1st West York Militia


Date:  Pre 1853


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0028


Backmarks:  Hamburger & Co. King's St. Covent Garden


Diameter:  20 mm


Weight:   4.73 grams


Notes:  See also № 0072 for an earlier example

4th West York Militia


Date:  1855 - 1881


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0029


Backmarks:  Jennens & Co London


Diameter:  18.9 mm


Weight:   4.36 grams


Notes: 

East Kent Militia


Date:  1830‘s - 1855


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0032


Backmarks:  Firmin & Sons 153 Strand London


Diameter:  23.9 mm


Weight:   7.29 grams


Notes: 

Royal Lancashire Militia


Date:  1812 - 1820


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0035


Backmarks:  Mark Sanders & Co


Diameter:  19.2 mm


Weight:   4.12 grams


Notes: 

Royal Cumberland Militia


Date:  1920’s


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0036


Backmarks:  I. Nutting & Son London


Diameter:  15.2 mm


Weight:   2.75 grams


Notes: 

Cambridgeshire Militia


Date:  1830’s - 1840’s


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0037


Backmarks:  Jennens & Co London


Diameter:  19.9 mm


Weight:   4.35 grams


Notes: 

South Devon Militia


Date:  Pre 1885


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0044


Backmarks:  Jennens & Co London


Diameter:  22.4 mm


Weight:   5.76 grams


Notes: 

Tower Hamlets King’s Own Lt Infantry Militia


Date:  Pre 1855 - 1881


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0046


Backmarks:  Pitt & Co 50 St Martins Lane London


Diameter:  24.9 mm


Weight:   7.46 grams


Notes: 

Royal Wiltshire Militia


Date:  Pre 1855


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0048


Backmarks:  Jennens & Co London


Diameter:  22.3 mm


Weight:   6.04 grams


Notes:  See also № 0008 for a rimmed/tunic example

North Hampshire Militia


Date:  1806 - 1853


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0051


Backmarks:  Pitter & Fox London


Diameter:  19.0 mm


Weight:   4.26 grams


Notes:

Shropshire Militia


Date:  1855 - 1881


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0052


Backmarks:  Firmin & Sons London


Diameter:  25.0 mm


Weight:   8.45 grams


Notes:

Shropshire Militia


Date:  1855 - 1881


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0055


Backmarks:  Firmin & Sons London


Diameter:  18.9 mm


Weight:   4.35 grams


Notes:

Shropshire Militia


Date:  1794 - 1811


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0058


Backmarks:  Firmin & Westall


Diameter:  20.5 mm


Weight:   5.58 grams


Notes:  I have a set of six identical buttons

2nd Somerset Militia


Date:  1825 - 1833


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0063


Backmarks:  Firmin & Sons 153 Strand London


Diameter:  21.5 mm


Weight:   5.82 grams


Notes: Hollow construction

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1st West York Rifles Militia


Date:  1854 - 1881


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0065


Backmarks:  None


Diameter:  18.5 mm


Weight:   1.54 grams


Notes: Horn for Other Ranks

1st Norfolk Militia


Date:  1802 - 1820


Acquisition Registration Number:  № 0066


Backmarks:  None


Diameter:  15 mm


Weight:   3.05 grams


Notes: Small cuff, collar or gaiter

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