Z3886 British 13th "First Somersetshire" Regiment of Foot Coat Button
Description: Nice excavated one-piece enlisted men's example missing the shank. This one has a clear 13 in an 8 pointed starburst. There is a little edge loss on this example as seen in the pictures. Nayler has the backmarks ending in son and sons dating between 1802-1827.
Backmark: "I NUTTING & SON? / KING ST. COVENT GARDEN" rm
Measures: 21.24 mm
Reference: Parkyn Pg. 110-112
Reference: "Military Button Manufacturers From the London Directories 1800-1899" by Nayler Pg. 53
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