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HMS Racehorse buttons

Date made: Built 1806

Description: Three buttons, two similar design fouled anchor under crown within oval rope crossing right anchor fluke with reverse crown "superfine orange" and "W.P U?" Possibly from post-1812 commander/ lieutenant uniforms. One other with plain anchor.

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Measurements: 20mm (diameter x 2); 13mm (diameter)

Materials: metal: copper alloy

Object name: buttons

Collection: Archaeology Collection

ID number: 2022-0037/0104

Subject tags : #HMSRACEHORSE


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