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Special Edition Lord Admiral Nelson Buttons

Special Edition Lord Admiral Nelson Buttons

SKU: NEL-BUTT

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Special Edition Lord Admiral Nelson Buttons

Special Edition Lord Admiral Nelson Buttons

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Firmin & Sons Ltd is releasing a number of special edition stampings from historic dies. Established in 1655, the 357 year old United Kingdom manufacturer and historic Royal Warrant holder has selected this beautiful button their world famous die and tool archive. Firmin made uniforms for Lord Nelson during the later part of the 18thc, several have survived and are on display in the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich London. They are finished with the “Flag Officers Button” used on Admirals uniforms at the time. Produced in a dead electro gilt finish, with hand burnished high points, this button is a direct link to the time of The Battle of the Nile, the Battle of Trafalgar and Britain’s most famous Naval Hero Vice Admiral, Viscount Horatio Nelson. Each set of these will be supplied in a presentation case with the Royal Warrant of appointment that Firmin also held in 1805 at the time of Nelson’s death. Each set contains:- 6 x 38 Ligne Buttons 6 x 24 Ligne Buttons 1 x Presentation case

Additional Information

Rank / Appointment No
Unit Each
Button Size Large
Regiment / Unit / Corps Royal Navy (RN)