Category:US Military Uniform Button
Type: General Service Albert # GI98
Description: 2-piece 16 mm brass with gold finish and soldered shank.
Age:This raised shield on this spread eagle button places it in the period 1875-1902, which ranges from Indian War era to just after the Spanish American War. The backmark suggests Indian War.
Size: 16 mm, cuff size
Backmark: THOMAS CO. PHIL PA.
Condition: VG, light wear but shank bent and slight crack near solder.
Additional-Information: Not a commonly found manufacturer. Thomas Dale and Co. dates from 1870s according to Albert's catalog. It is unclear if Thomas Co. is the same listing.