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    Military Buttons?

    These are most likely livery buttons but I saw one very similar that was being called a coast guard button. If they are indeed livery buttons why would they have an arm and sword? Maybe family crest? Thanks!
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    they are two piece buttons , yes ?
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    yep!
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    Backmark ? I believe its either a fraternal order or organization or possibly a blazer button , Drew .
    Made at the waterbury button factory Pattern #29485 – Crest w/ arm & saber in wreath – Waterbury Button Company
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    that's it exactly!! No backmark...I'm going to call them Monday, see if they know what this button is used for. How'd you find that? You're amazing!!!
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    Thanks so much guys!! I guess its a "fashion button." Oddly, my buttons arms and swords face the opposite way. Waterbury Button is now in Cheshire lol.
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    You have the extremely rare left handed versions Drew.
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