Collar buttons

Collar buttons
Title
Collar buttons
Date 
1884-1920
Medium 
Gold plate
Dimensions 
Overall: 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 1.3 cm )
Description 
Pair of gold-plated circular one-piece collar buttons with larger circular shank on reverse.
Object Number 
Z.2164ab
Marks 
stamped: reverse of shank: "KREMENTZ / PLATE"
Gallery Label 
These one-piece collar buttons were made by Krementz & Company in Newark, New Jersey, a company founded by George Krementz. He invented new articles and the machinery with which to manufacture them, including the one-piece collar button, in 1884.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group