21st Regt of Foot, Royal Scots Fusiliers, officer’s gilt 25mm


This excellent example of the officer’s 25mm gilt button is the pattern in use from1855 to 1881 when the 21st became the 1st & 2nd Bns. The Royal scots Fusiliers. It has the backmark JENNENS & Co. LONDON. A variation from the scalloped edged button shown in Ripley, an example of which appears elsewhere in this section.The button retains virtually full gilt.   oct1/10   SOLD 1st April 2023