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  • Plain Officer's Buttons c. 1812
    Object       These are plain Officers’ buttons believed to be from the War of 1812.
    Object     These are plain Officers’ buttons believed to be from the War of 1812.
  • British Shako Plate- c. 1811
    Objectcomment       This is a shako plate for an 1811 model or stovepipe shako. It is broken in five places so it is fastened together with straight pins to a piece of cardboard. It has the GR cipher of George III in the center with a raised outer edge.
    Objectcomment     This is a shako plate for an 1811 model or stovepipe shako. It is broken in five places so it is fastened together with straight pins to a piece of ...
  • Military Cockade c.1812-1814
    Object       This is a military cockade that is made up of black pleated material and measures 7 cm in diameter. It has six rows that gather in the center with a small brass button. It was placed on the side of a hat worn by James Thompson of Whirlpool farm in ...
    Object     This is a military cockade that is made up of black pleated material and measures 7 cm in diameter. It has six rows that gather in the center with a ...
  • British Army Overcoat Button c.1812-1814
    Object       These are overcoat buttons from the British army. The metal buttons have no markings and measure 2.3cm in diameter.
    Object     These are overcoat buttons from the British army. The metal buttons have no markings and measure 2.3cm in diameter.
  • Plain Gaiter Button c.1812-1814
    Object       Plain flat gaiter button that is made of metal and measures 1.2 cm in diameter.
    Object     Plain flat gaiter button that is made of metal and measures 1.2 cm in diameter.
  • 1st (Royal Scots) Regiment Cross Belt Plate c.1812
    Object       This is a brass cross belt plate of the 1st (Royal Scots) Regiment. It is rectangular with an oval scotch thistle in the centre with lettering (illegible) around it and a crown on top. There is also a banner at the bottom. The belt plate measures 5.5cm x7cm and 2 ...
    Object     This is a brass cross belt plate of the 1st (Royal Scots) Regiment. It is rectangular with an oval scotch thistle in the centre with lettering (illegible) around it and ...
  • 65th (2nd Yorkshire, North Riding) Regiment of Foot Button
    Object       This button was initially identified as belonging to the 65th Regiment of Foot is believed to be from the War of 1812 period.
    Object     This button was initially identified as belonging to the 65th Regiment of Foot is believed to be from the War of 1812 period.
  • 62nd (Wiltshire) Regiment of Foot Button
    Object       The button is believed to be made of pewter and has a raised “WILTSHIRE” on the face along with a crown in the centre. The diameter is 2.2cm. The 1st Battalion of the 62nd Regiment arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1814 and fought against the Americans in Lower Canada ...
    Object     The button is believed to be made of pewter and has a raised “WILTSHIRE” on the face along with a crown in the centre. The diameter is 2.2cm. The 1st ...
  • Canadian Regiment of Fencible Infantry Button
    Object       It is believed that this is a Canadian Regiment of Fencible Infantry button from the 1812 period. Enlistment for the Fencibles started in 1805 in both Upper and Lower Canada. By the War of 1812 they were approximately 600 strong. During the war various detachments saw action at Crysler’s Farm, ...
    Object     It is believed that this is a Canadian Regiment of Fencible Infantry button from the 1812 period. Enlistment for the Fencibles started in 1805 in both Upper and Lower Canada. ...
  • United States of America Military Button
    Object       United States of America Infantry button made of white metal with an eagle on a branch and “US” in an oval below. The shank is bent on the reverse. The button diameter is 1 cm.
    Object     United States of America Infantry button made of white metal with an eagle on a branch and “US” in an oval below. The shank is bent on the reverse. The ...
  • Stove Pipe Shako Plate c.1803-1812
    Object       This is a regulation issue plate for a stove pipe shako that was supplied to infantry regulars between 1803 and 1812. There is a Hanoverian crown on the crest with the “GR” cipher of George III surrounded by a Garter containing the motto of the Royal family. The motto is ...
    Object     This is a regulation issue plate for a stove pipe shako that was supplied to infantry regulars between 1803 and 1812. There is a Hanoverian crown on the crest with ...
  • Glengarry Light Infantry Cross Belt Plate c.1812-1816
    Object       This is a square cross belt plate of the Glengarry Light Infantry, a Canadian Provincial Corps. It has a scotch thistle in the centre with “GLENGARRY LIGHT INFANTRY” inscribed around it. The Glengarry Light Infantry participated at the following engagements: Salmon River, Ogdensburg, York, Fort George, Sackett’s Harbour, Oswego, Lundy’s ...
    Object     This is a square cross belt plate of the Glengarry Light Infantry, a Canadian Provincial Corps. It has a scotch thistle in the centre with “GLENGARRY LIGHT INFANTRY” inscribed around ...
  • White Leather Sword Belt
    Object       A military sword belt that is made of white leather with a brass buckle. The buckle has an inscription which states “ E.B. Tupper” in script.
    Object     A military sword belt that is made of white leather with a brass buckle. The buckle has an inscription which states “ E.B. Tupper” in script.
  • 6th Regiment of Foot Cross Belt Plate- c.1812-1814
    Objectcomment       This is the cross belt plate of the 6th Regiment of Foot (1st Warwickshire). It is oval shaped with “1st. Warwickshire” engraved around the edge. In the centre is an antelope with one foreleg raised and a chain at the neck falling to the ground. Just below this is engraved ...
    Objectcomment     This is the cross belt plate of the 6th Regiment of Foot (1st Warwickshire). It is oval shaped with “1st. Warwickshire” engraved around the edge. In the centre is an ...
  • Regiment De Watteville Cross Belt Plate
    Object       This rectangular brass cross belt plate is stamped with a crown and “GR” cipher with an inscription: “MAIDA” (above crown) and “Reg. de. Watteville” (below cipher) This was a regiment of Swiss mercenaries in the British Service. Commanding officers included Abraham-Louis-Charles de Watteville (May-September 1813), Carl Vicktor Fischer (October 1813-December ...
    Object     This rectangular brass cross belt plate is stamped with a crown and “GR” cipher with an inscription: “MAIDA” (above crown) and “Reg. de. Watteville” (below cipher) This was a regiment ...
  • Royal Regiment of Artillery Buttons c.1724-1907
    Object       The uniform button of the Royal Regiment of Artillery. There are three raised cannons in a vertical row and three raised balls across the top that are set in a shield. The button is believed to be made of brass and measures 1.7 cm in diameter. There were four companies ...
    Object     The uniform button of the Royal Regiment of Artillery. There are three raised cannons in a vertical row and three raised balls across the top that are set in a ...
  • 100th Regiment of Foot, Prince Regent of Dublin County Uniform Button c.1805-1818
    Object       The button design has three feather-like plumes bent near the top with a scroll and “100” just below. The regiment was raised in 1805 and was composed mostly of Irish soldiers. On October 21st, 1805, while traveling to Quebec, in Lower Canada, a wing (11 officers and 260 N.C.O. and ...
    Object     The button design has three feather-like plumes bent near the top with a scroll and “100” just below. The regiment was raised in 1805 and was composed mostly of Irish ...
  • Military Bone Button and Bone c..1776-1812
    Object       This is a military bone button and the bone it was cut from. They are beige in colour and the button is flat with a hole in the centre.
    Object     This is a military bone button and the bone it was cut from. They are beige in colour and the button is flat with a hole in the centre.
  • Plain Gaiter Buttons c.1812-1814
    Object       Plain white metal gaiter buttons. These buttons are slightly stained and measure 1.1cm in diameter. They were also found along the Niagara frontier.
    Object     Plain white metal gaiter buttons. These buttons are slightly stained and measure 1.1cm in diameter. They were also found along the Niagara frontier.
  • 70th Surry Regiment of Foot Buttons
    Object       t has “70” raised in the centre surrounded by a raised laurel wreath. “SURRY” is also raised across the top of the button. This regiment was raised in 1782 and sailed from Cork, Ireland to Lower Canada in August 1813. They were stationed in Quebec and participated at the battle ...
    Object     t has “70” raised in the centre surrounded by a raised laurel wreath. “SURRY” is also raised across the top of the button. This regiment was raised in 1782 and ...
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