Button, Royal Naval uniform: pattern pre-1891

Five buttons sighted in August 2015. (Six buttons). Smooth edge. Within a raised circular border on a lined background is a pre-1901 crown above a fouled anchor with the rope tied to the ring at the top, then goes under the right-hand side of the stock, goes over the shank to the left and then under the shank to the right and finishes under the right arm. Chief Petty Officer?

Object Details

ID: UNI5881
Collection: Uniforms
Type: Button
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Griscti, Vincent; Firmin & Sons Limited Smith & Wright
Date made: Before 1901
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Diameter: 22 mm; Diameter: 15 mm

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