81st Foot (Loyal Lincoln Volunteers) A Victorian 1855-1881 brass button 25mm


A good example of the 25mm brass button of the 81st Foot, Loyal Lincoln Volunteers as worn by other ranks. The button, which has the Irish backmark  P. TAIT & Co. LIMERICK is the pattern worn from 1855 to 1881 when its title became 2nd Bn. The Loyal Regiment. The design incorporates two early battle honours from the Napoleonic Wars, MAIDA & CORUNA. may15/3 SOLD 6th November 2023