519 pages 8-1/2" X 11" full of pictures and descriptions of buttons!This book has become one of the "must haves" as it contains many buttons not covered in Albert's, and also lists every known backmark for each button.
From light paper ephemera such as land surveys and playing cards to heavy garden stones and Conestoga wagon components, they are pictured and explained.
This book is ideal for all of us with a passion for history and a curiosity about historic objects! This is a thoroughly researched and documented study of the Bowie Knife, from when it first made its appearance in the course of a brawl on a Mississippi River sandbar near Natchez, Mississippi in 1827 on through the Mexican War, the California Gold Rush, the American Civil War and beyond!
And if you're some weirdo who hasn't, you've definitely at least SEEN jeans before.
What I'm trying to say is jeans are pretty freakin' common. I think I've worn at least one pair of jeans a week for the last 10 years of my life.
These have been gently cleaned and they are gorgeous, blazing with original gold plate.
These solid cast brass buttons were most likely produced at Tuscaloosa, AL. The uniform was beyond salvaging except for the buttons.
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Profuse with color photos of the knives and other artifacts, as well as copies of old photos of men carrying the Bowie Kife.
A must have for anyone interested in this legendary American blade!
The most common shape of this time period was a rounded or slightly flattened ball with a shank.