Collection of Military buttons; J.R. Gaunt & Son; 2002_199_1-14

Name/Title

Collection of Military buttons

About this object

1. '1898' brass button depicting a carriage. 2-3, 6-8, 14. Same button, silver metal, crowned monogram, 'NZR' or New Zealand Rifles. Made by, 'Buttons Ltd. Birmingham and J.R. Gaunt London. 4,9. Generic silver button with non-distinctive shield. 5. Brass Royal Navy button with a crowned anchor. Made in U.S.A. by Waterbury Button Co. 10,12. Smaller versions of the 'NZR' crowned monogram. 11. 'New Zealand Forces' brass button with four stars in the centre. 13. Royal coat of arms United Kingdom .

Maker

J.R. Gaunt & Son

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Maker

Waterbury Buttons Co.

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Place Made

United Kingdom

Medium and Materials

metal

Measurements

1. 1.8cm diameter, 2-3,6-8,14. 2.5cm diameter, 4,9. 2cm diameter, 10,12. 1.7cm diameter, 11. 2.6cm diameter, 13. 1.9cm diameter.

Subject and Association Description

Military buttons

Credit Line

Mary Garmson Estate

Object Type

buttons

Object number

2002_199_1-14

Copyright Licence  

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brass
buttons
metal
NZR
Royal Navy

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