Nova Scotia Militia Shubenacadie Button

Item #20184

Nova Scotia Militia Shubenacadie Button

  • Price: $200.00 CAD
  • Maker: Canadian
  • Model: Button
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  • Description:

    This is a rare militia button of the Shubenacadie Volunteers. This is a 25 cent size button and very rare as this unit consisted of one company of 45 men. Maker marked Smith & Wright Birmingham, it has slight irritation on reverse (see pic) but has otherwise excellent detail. Loop fastener is intact. An old militia list shows them as being formed in 1858 in Shubenacadie, a small town in Hants County , Nova Scotia.