Brass "Bullet" Buttons

This is an interesting two-piece, nearly spherical button referred to as a "bullet button" of the period of the War of 1812. This button was also used by civilians well after the war. These buttons date from 1812-1830.


Clothing, Fasteners, Metal

AAS Catalog Number

(L to R): 2005-602-20-3-9, 2004-666-32-3-20, 2005-602-53-3-17, 2005-602-67-3-13

General Provenience

Lot 35 Tavern Cellar