Two brass buttons from two different eras of the 19th century. One is a Golden Age gilt with a Thistle, Rose, and Shamrock border design, symbols of the United Kingdom. The other is a French Tight with an attractive design (and great border button) depicting bamboo roots, shoots, and leaves. Backmarks are WADHAMS, COE & CO, EXTRA RICH, and T.W&W, HM, PARIS BREVETE S.G.D.G. Loop shanks. Est. selling price is $30-60.