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Royal Artillery buttons

1873-1901 Queen Victoria crown



Post 1901 -1952



Royal Horse Artillery

Smith & Wright Ltd
180 Brearley Street, Birmingham

Post 1802 type- A garter strap inscribed Royal Artillery with the Royal crown above. Georgian royal cipher 'GR'. Unknown Royal Artillery type button ?
1840-1855 Worn during the interim period of the 'scroll less' version    

Post 1831 version - three cannons pointing left with the Royal crown over- The design was changed in 1840 with the addition of the 'Ubique' scroll below the lower cannon


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1790-1802 buttons