#230 Engraved Pig Stud

This pig appears to be pleased about something, perhaps his peaceful country life. Engraved silvered brass. Stud shank with rigid post. Est. selling price is $10-30.

#200 French Running Boar Hunt

Brass French hunt uniform button features a silvered overlay of a running boar, scrolls, and a ribbon border with motto VAUTRAIT CROY. Backmark AGRY, J-B.M., 14 Re CASTIGLIONE, Mon BOUVET. Brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#170 Pierced Copper Transitional

Medium size tinted copper featuring a pierced border and multi-pointed sun motif from the early 19th century. Copper loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#176 Transitional Shell in Metal

Medium transitional button from the late 18th or early 19th century featuring a shell face with pierced laurel wreath border design framing the engraved rays emanating from the center paste. Copper rim and gilt metal reverse. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#150 18th-C Silver Hare Sporting

Silver sporting with exceptionally fine engraving of an alert hare in a field. The reverse bears the maker’s mark of woman silversmith Susanna Barker, active 1778-1792. Also, the sterling lion and George III duty mark, dating the button between 1785-1792. Heavy silver loop shank. Est. selling price is $400-600.

#151 NRA Triplicate Pattern

Backmarked wood button from the National Recovery Act, which employed artists and craftspeople during the Great Depression. Inserted metal loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#152 NRA Chevron Pattern

Backmarked wood button from the National Recovery Act, which employed artists and craftspeople during the Great Depression. Inserted metal loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#154 NRA with Flag

A twelve-spoke radial design 1930s National Recovery Act wood, along with a paper flag souvenir. The button is backmarked with NRA and the eagle logo. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#87 Liberty Heart Enamel

An English hallmarked Liberty silver button with enamel in beautiful blues and green. Backmarks L & C, Birmingham city marks, and date mark for 1909. Silver loop shank with flanges. Heat release opening near shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

#76 Golden Lacy Trio

Three medium Div. I lacy glass buttons with warm gold tone colors. One has fully intact black reverse paint. One has original reverse border of silver paint. One has mostly intact original reverse silver paint. Brass shanks. Est. selling price is $60-100.

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