© "GOLDEN AGE BUTTONS":   CRESTED BUTTONS

The lists are now updated on a day-to-day basis - not just at the end of each month.

There is a general information section at the bottom of the menu page for uniform buttons, and a
“How to Order” section on the Home Page of the website.       

Sources:  Gwen Squires "Uniform Buttons: a Guide for Collectors" [GS]

See overseas crests in “Foreign”

TOWNS & CITIES   

Bath Corporation.  Name around shield with upright sword on waves and castle wall
Brass, one-piece convex, 16mm. £1.50

Birmingham. Crest with workmen supporters and “Forward”
Horn, one-piece convex, 25 mm. £2.50

Canterbury. Coronet above shield with lion and three birds and “Ave Mater Anglia”
Brass, one-piece flat, 25 mm. £4.50
Brass, one-piece flat, 16 mm. £1.50

Cheltenham.  ”Borough of Cheltenham” above crested shield & “Salubritas et Pruditio”
Brass, one-piece convex, 25mm. £2.50

City of London. “Domine Dirige Nos” below shield and wing, with winged supporters

Backmarks: “Buttons Limited, Birmingham”

Brass, two-piece convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50


Colne Borough Council. 
Shield in foliage above “We Long Endure”

Brass, one-piece convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

Congleton. “Borough of Congleton” around lion on barrel, with conger eel supporters
Brass, one-piece convex, 16 mm. £3.50

Cornwall. “One and All” around shield with fifteen bezants in triangle
Brass, one-piece convex, 25 mm. £7.50

Dun Laoghaire. “Dun Laoghaire Corporation”around quartered shield
Brass, one-piece convex, 27 mm. £7.50

Edinburgh.  Crest with anchor, shield, supporters & "Nisi Dominus Frustra" [cf.GS 97-26]
Brass, two-piece convex, 25mm. £4.50

Edinburgh. Crest with anchor, shield, supporters & "Nisi Dominus Frustra"

Chrome, two-piece convex, 25mm. £2.50

Folkestone.  “Borough of Folkestone” around sailing ship
Brass, two-piece convex, 16mm. £1.50

Kingston-upon-Hull.  3 vertical crowns in rounded shield [DB G51]
Brass, one-piece convex, 16mm. £1.50 [used by Police, Transport & Ambulance services]

Kingston-upon-Hull.  3 vertical crowns in rounded shield [DB G51]
Chrome, one-piece convex, 27.5mm. £2.50
Chrome, one-piece convex, 25mm. £1.50 [used by Police, Transport & Ambulance services]

Leicester.  "Leicester Corporation" around crest & "Semper Eadem"
Brass, two-piece convex, 24mm. £2.50*

Manchester. “City of Manchester” around shield with ship above bands
Chrome, two-piece low convex, 18 mm. £0.50

Margate. ”Borough of Margate” around shield and “Porta Maris Portus Salutis”
Silver plated, two-piece convex, 25 mm. £7.50 ]

Middlesex.  Shield with coronet above three scimitars
Horn, one-piece convex, 20.5mm. £0.75
Horn, one-piece convex, 14.5mm. £0.25

Norwich.  Lion passant, below three-towered castle
Brass, one-piece convex, 23 mm. £7.50  

Norwich. Lion passant, below three-towered castle

Horn, one-piece convex, 23 mm. £2.50

Nottingham.  "Vivit Post Funera Virtus" below shield with ragged cross & three coronets
Brass, one-piece convex, 22.5mm. £2.50

Nottingham.  Shield with ragged cross & 3 coronets, no motto
Silver Plated, one-piece convex, 22mm. £2.50

Nuneaton.  “Pret D’Accomplir” below crest
Chrome, one-piece convex, 24mm. £4.50

Plymouth. Flags, ducal coronet, shield with lion supporters and ship’s hull

Backmarks: None

Brass, two-piece convex, raised design, 29 mm. £4.50

Renfrew.  “Avito Viret Honore” above helmet & crested shield [GS 53-16]
Brass, two-piece convex, 22.5mm. £2.50

Royal Tunbridge Wells Borough Council. “Do Well Doubt Not” around demi-lion above shield

Backmarks: “Made in England, Sword Make” and “Crossed Swords Trademark”

White metal, two-piece convex, raised design, 25 mm. £4.50

St. Helens.  Quartered shield, lion & "Ex Terra Lucem" [cf.GS 99-2]
Chrome, two-piece convex, 25mm. £2.50
Chrome, two-piece convex, 23mm. £1.50

Sheffield.   "City of Sheffield" around crest with workmen supporters [cf,GS 99-4]
Chrome, two-piece convex, 25mm. £1.00

Surrey County Council.  Name around three shields and "1889"
Brass, two-piece convex, 24mm. £2.50
Brass, two-piece convex, 16mm. £1.50

Torquay. Bird supporting anchor above helm, shield and “Salus et Felicitas”
[Backmarks: “Firmin & Sons Ld. St. Martins Lane, London”]
Brass, one-piece convex, 25 mm. £4.50

Westminster.  "City of Westminster" in buckle around portcullis, floral wreath [GS 53-27]
Brass, two-piece convex, 16.5mm. £1.50

Westminster.  "City of Westminster" in buckle around portcullis [GS 53-27]
Horn, one-piece convex, 25mm. £2.50

Westminster.  "City of Westminster" in buckle around portcullis [GS 53-27]
Horn, one-piece convex, 25mm. £2.50