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Old 15-10-18, 10:49 AM
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This button say 13 L D , on the front . There does not appear to have a makers mark , but there is alot of verdigre on it so it maybe hidden
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Old 15-10-18, 11:26 AM
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The 13th Light Dragoons, renamed 13th Hussars in 1861.
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Old 17-10-18, 07:51 AM
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The 13th Light Dragoons, renamed 13th Hussars in 1861.
Thanks for the reply, This button was found in Ireland, any idea when this unit was in Ireland
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Old 17-10-18, 09:06 AM
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Sorry, no.
I think it's an officer's button, early 1800's.

Edit:
13th Light Dragoons shown here as being in Ireland in 1814:

http://archive.org/stream/thirteenth...e/n11/mode/2up

A googling gives:

Jan 44 to May 45: Exeter
Jul 45 to April 46: Cahir
Aug 46 to Sep 46: Dublin
Oct 46: Newbridge
Nov 46: Dublin
Dec 46 to Feb 47; Newbridge
April 47: Dublin
May 47 to Aug 47: Newbridge
Jan 48 to Aug 48: Longford
Nov 48 to Mar 1850: Dundalk
Apr 1850 to Apr 51: Edinburgh


Button shown here:

https://www.lot-art.com/auction-lots...era-23.6-early

http://www.colchestertreasurehunting...dregiments.htm

Last edited by leigh kitchen; 17-10-18 at 09:24 AM. Reason: Link and detail added.
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