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Group of Massachusetts and General Staff Buttons

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
302
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Group of Massachusetts and General Staff Buttons, c. 1860s-70s, Massachusetts militia buttons of various forms, some post-war Kentucky buttons, as well as Civil War-era general staff buttons.

Provenance: The collection of Ed Vebell.
Estimate $150-250

In overall good condition, a few with pushes.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Button, Clothing, Culture, Edward Vebell, Fashion, General officers in the Confederate States Army, Sewing