Collar buttons

Object Number: 
Z.2163ab
Date: 
1884-1920
Medium: 
Gold plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 5/8 in. ( 1.3 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: reverse of shank: "KREMENTZ / PLATE"
Description: 
Pair of gold-plated circular one-piece collar buttons with circular shank on reverse.
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