Buttons from the J.R. Gaunt and Son Pattern Book Archive

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Date of Auction: 16th September 2010

Sold for £600

Estimate: £150 - £250

Dorsetshire, Weymouth & Melcombe Regis Police, an extremely rare die-stamped white metal helmet plate upon a background of military Colours, a title oval ‘Weymouth & Melcombe Regis’ in the centre the arms of the town, on top of the strap a Royal Prince’s coronet and below the strap on ‘ground’ a cannon barrel and shot, an anchor, a trumpet and a drum, two loop fasteners (crushed), a small fracture in the middle of the ‘ground’ £150-250