Dating colonial buttons
The listing is in alphabetical order, by company name.During the period concerned, this is invariably the surname(s) of the founder(s).It is also inevitable that the list will contain errors, both as a result of transcribing the information, and because of the use of secondary sources, which, as indicated above, are sometimes at variance with each other.Similarly, there will be omissions from the list, both in respect of the names of companies, and the backmarks for those that are listed.
We can engrave on existing buttons or make you your own line of buttons. We have over 210 Buttons styles of historic buttons that Fugawee manufactures. We have 132 M, which is an “I” Infantry Eagle pewter button.
Fugawee has well over 100 pewter buttons to choose privately are exclusive, some for clubs some for resale by the buyer.
Some we make because we have a lot of people asking for them.
It is also the case that there are some differences in respect of dating between the secondary sources that have been consulted.
Where it has not been possible to reconcile such differences, the various dates and date ranges encountered are all shown in the applicable ‘Date’ field.
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It is intended that the periodic updates will also include amendments and additions, as more information becomes available.