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This is a non dug early General Service or Militia button. Could be purchased by any militia unit during the 1830"s and is most likely of English manufacture. This is a gilted button and has strong features. Depicts a patriotic eagle facing right, beside a somewhat pointed shield, which has 8 stars within top portion. 16 stars encircling, wide oval inner border, outer rope border, on a lined background. The back has the full shank with the backmark of "IMPERIAL/*STANDARD*" which is a trademark and denotes the quality, gilting of the button. This is a one piece coat size flat button. An overall very good showing button, measures @ 22mm.