4 CIVIL WAR PERIOD & EARLIER VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE BUTTONS

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4 CIVIL WAR PERIOD & EARLIER VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE BUTTONS.

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1) A rare example of a pre Civil War mfg. coat button worn by cadets at VMI. Albert # SU-407. Face depicts the Virginia State seal surrounded by the words, “CADET VMI”. The reverse is marked, “R & W. ROBINSON . EXTRA RICH . “. Full straight shank.

2) A rare example of a Civil War era coat button worn by cadets at VMI. Albert # SU-408-TYPE. Face depicts the Virginia State seal & the motto, “SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS” surrounded by the words, “CADET V.M.I”. The reverse is marked, “FIRMIN & SONS . LONDON . “. Full straight shank.

3) A fine example of a pre Civil War mfg. coat button worn by cadets at VMI. Albert # SU-408. Face depicts the Virginia State seal & the motto, “SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS” surrounded by the words, “CADET V.M.I.”. The reverse is marked, “(eagle) R&W. ROBINSON (in ribbon)”. Full straight shank.

4) A fine example of a Civil War coat button worn by cadets at VMI. Albert # SU-408-TYPE. Face depicts the Virginia State seal & the motto, “SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS” surrounded by the words, “CADET V.M.I.”. The reverse is marked, “(flower) D. EVANS & CO. ATTLEBORO (in ribbon)”. Full straight shank.

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