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Old 04-08-19, 12:17 PM
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Default Unknown British buttons. Pitt & Co, London.

I have no idea what these are but they are fairly distinctive.
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Old 04-08-19, 12:47 PM
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Postilion to King George Vth, assuming they are small sized
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Old 04-08-19, 12:58 PM
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Postilion to King George Vth, assuming they are small sized
Thank you for the information and yes, they are small sized.
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Old 08-08-19, 08:05 AM
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Still in use with the Queen on her Ascot coachmen.

When they remake new livery jackets for them, the buttons get recycled and replated to go onto the new ones.
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Thank you for your message and your wonderful picture of KC buttons being used in the 21st century.
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I have an identical button sold as Falkland Islands Customs, so possibly used by more than one organisation authorised to wear the crown.

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Old 08-08-19, 08:31 PM
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I have an identical button sold as Falkland Islands Customs, so possibly used by more than one organisation authorised to wear the crown.

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The postilion button has rays and is half ball.
The Falkland Islands Customs' button has a rope grommet.
Please find scans of both buttons attached.
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The postilion button has rays and is half ball.
The Falkland Islands Customs' button has a rope grommet.
Please find scans of both buttons attached.
Thank you, I have both which were sold as FI Customs, it looks like the seller wrongly attributed the one in question.

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