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Collar buttons

Collar buttons
Title
Collar buttons
Date 
1884-1920
Medium 
Gold plate
Dimensions 
Overall: 1/2 x 5/8 in. ( 1.3 x 1.6 cm )
Description 
Pair of gold-plated circular one-piece collar buttons with circular shank on reverse.
Object Number 
Z.2163ab
Marks 
stamped: reverse of shank: "KREMENTZ / PLATE"
Gallery Label 
These collar buttons were made in Newark, New Jersey by Krementz & Company, which was founded in 1866 by George Krementz. Krementz invented new articles and the machinery with which to produce them, including the one-piece collar button in 1884.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group