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Old 13-09-18, 04:15 AM
kingsley kingsley is offline
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Default Identification please?

No idea what these three buttons might be, any help appreciated.
The monogram brass button is made by Dowler B'ham, no info about the maker of the three-anchor button except that someone suggested it might be Australian Maritime Services Board.
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Old 13-09-18, 09:15 AM
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Your 'naval' button photo is slightly blurred and I can't quite make out the letters. The last two appear to be 'YC' in gothic script - is there any chance the first two letters are 'RM'? In which case it may well be the Royal Mersey Yacht Club.

Your two monogrammed buttons are not British military and I would suggest that they are most likely 'company' buttons - bus or tram corporation, business company, that sort of thing, where they just used their initials as a device on buttons and badges.

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