A 17th Lancers Officers Silver Plated Button circa 1830’s
An exceptionally rare small officer’s closed back button from a full dress jacket. No makers mark evident. Complete with shank to the rear which has been bent over slightly at some point in its life. Displaying the design of crossed bones behind the skull with the roman numerals XVII above a pair of crossed lances in the centre and the words “or glory” below. In very nice condition.