Button [New Zealand Forces]; J R Gaunt & Son; past 1911; CT84.1148g
Button [New Zealand Forces]About this object
Button; a button from a New Zealand military uniform. It is made of brass and embossed with four stars surrounded by the words: "New Zealand Forces".
This button design was introduced after 1911 and used by all volunteer corps except the naval artillery.
past 1911Place Made
processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass.Inscription and Marks
Embossed: 'NEW ZEALAND / FORCES' and stamped on the reverse: 'J R GAUNT / LONDON'Measurements
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".Object Type
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