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  • Ships, Colonies and Commerce Token
    Objectcomment       This is a copper token coin that has Ships, Colonies and Commerce written on one side and three masted schooners facing left on the other with a beaded rim. The coin measures 2.5 cm in diameter
    Objectcomment     This is a copper token coin that has Ships, Colonies and Commerce written on one side and three masted schooners facing left on the other with a beaded rim. The ...
  • 43rd (Monmouthshire) Regiment of Foot Buttons
    Object       A British infantry regiment that was raised in 1751 and amalgamated with the 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of Foot, to form the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry in 1881. It is believed that this regiment participated in the Battle of New Orleans (December 1814- January 1815) during the War of 1812.
    Object     A British infantry regiment that was raised in 1751 and amalgamated with the 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of Foot, to form the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry in 1881. It is ...
  • Cannon Ball Fragments
    Objectcomment       These are a group of cannon ball fragments. The cannon balls look to have been hollow inside.
    Objectcomment     These are a group of cannon ball fragments. The cannon balls look to have been hollow inside.
  • 41st Regiment of Foot Buttons- c. 1812
    Object       These are buttons from the 41st Regiment of Foot that served in the Canada during the War of 1812. The design is a “41” raised in the center of an eight point star.
    Object     These are buttons from the 41st Regiment of Foot that served in the Canada during the War of 1812. The design is a “41” raised in the center of an ...
  • Lord Wellington and Brittania Coin 1814
    Objectcomment       This copper coin is inscribed “Wellington” with a profile of Lord Wellington on one side. The reverse side has a laurel wreath with Britannia seated. It is a Wellington half penny, dated 1814 and is 2 cm in diameter. It was found in the Niagara-on-the-Lake/Queenston area.
    Objectcomment     This copper coin is inscribed “Wellington” with a profile of Lord Wellington on one side. The reverse side has a laurel wreath with Britannia seated. It is a Wellington half ...
  • Royal Sappers and Miners Button
    Objectcomment       A Royal Sappers and Miners button believed to be from the War of 1812 era. There was no overall commanding officer but there was a battalion from July 1812 to February 1815. It is believed that they at the following locations: Oswego Fort Erie Bladensburg Washington Godley Wood Plattsburg New ...
    Objectcomment     A Royal Sappers and Miners button believed to be from the War of 1812 era. There was no overall commanding officer but there was a battalion from July 1812 to ...
  • Bootjack c.1812
    Object       A varnished wood bootjack that was discovered at the Lundy’s Lane Battlefield.
    Object     A varnished wood bootjack that was discovered at the Lundy’s Lane Battlefield.
  • Clay Pipe with Masonic Insignia c.1800
    Object       A white clay pipe that has a Masonic insignia design on the bowl. The broken stem is two inches in length
    Object     A white clay pipe that has a Masonic insignia design on the bowl. The broken stem is two inches in length
  • 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.
  • Sir Isaac Brock Commemorative Token - 1816
    Object       The inscription on the front reads “SR ISAAC BROCK THE HERO OF UPR CANADA”. The reverse reads: “SUCCESS TO COMMERCE AND PEACE TO THE WORLD” with the date 1816.
    Object     The inscription on the front reads “SR ISAAC BROCK THE HERO OF UPR CANADA”. The reverse reads: “SUCCESS TO COMMERCE AND PEACE TO THE WORLD” with the date 1816.
  • 67th (South Hampshire) Regiment of Foot Button
    Object       This regiment was formed in 1758 and was amalgamated into The Hampshire Regiment in 1881.
    Object     This regiment was formed in 1758 and was amalgamated into The Hampshire Regiment in 1881.
  • 88th Regiment of Foot (Connaught Rangers) Button
    Object       The 88th (Connaught Rangers) disembarked at Quebec on the 3rd August 1814, having sailed from France. They were at Plattsburg: stationed on the banks of the Richelieu. They served eleven months, during which not one man deserted. They returned to Spithead 10th June, 1815. With the 3rd Battalion - 27th, ...
    Object     The 88th (Connaught Rangers) disembarked at Quebec on the 3rd August 1814, having sailed from France. They were at Plattsburg: stationed on the banks of the Richelieu. They served eleven ...
  • 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. ...
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