Lot 460: Confederate Navy

RR Auction

2015-07-27 11:43:25


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Lot 460: Cuff-size brass button as worn on Confederate naval uniforms, measuring approximately .5? in diameter, with a face featuring the letters "CN" below crossed cannons with a fouled anchor device on a line field. Exhibits a backmark of "Courtney & Tennent." In fine condition. Commander George Tarry Sinclair purchased many of these buttons from Gilbert M. Tennent for expected use on the CSS Texas. Provenance: The Horse Soldier. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458 Wednesday, 12th August 2015 Estimate: $400-600
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