Large, Rare Kerry Militia Tunic button circa 1855. Officer type. (1901026)


Excellent quality and condition, maker marked, large silvered tunic button once worn by an officer of the Kerry Militia circa 1855 – 1881.

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This large domed and silvered tunic button measures 25cms approx in diameter. It is in excellent condition with virtually no service wear.

The button obverse had a Victorain Crown above a large centrally placed shamrock. Underneath the shamrock is a scroll with a central “107” and the words “Kerry Militia”.

The reverse of the militia button is maker marked “Jennens & Co. London”

Based on the shape of this button, the “107” numeral and the rim around the circumference, we can conclude that this button can be accuraely dated between 1855 and 1881.