Artillery button (military gallery)
H(ammond) T(urner) & B(ates) Manchester
Rampant goat (livery gallery)
Hammond Turner & Sons
Royal Northern Yacht Club (uniform gallery)
Hammond Turner & Sons with crown
Gold circles (dandy gallery)
Hammond Turner & Dickinson
I appealed for information about what it might say under all that verdigris... and I am very grateful to 'Rider' who suggested that it refers to the gilding and says 'Extra Super Fine'.
C & J Weldon London (not in a gallery, yet...)
This button is included because there was a business relationship and a friendship between Hammond Turner and Weldon in the mid-1800s: Charles Weldon was an administrator of William Hammond Turner's will. There is another Weldon backmark below.
Lion Works, Birmingham (not in a gallery yet...)
This was the trading name of Hammond Turner in the early 20th century.
Reverse of basket-weave button (dandy and dress gallery)
H T & Sons Best Qualy Plated (sic)
C&J Weldon London (not in a gallery)
This front is very similar to a Hammond Turner front and is a uniform button for the Royal Artillery.
Features a fishing basket (sporting gallery)
Hammond Turner and Sons with crown
Features an animal which may be a horse, a deer or even, as the seller suggested, a unicorn (sporting gallery)
Hammond Turner & Sons Extra Quality
Reverse of marbled glass waistcoat button, (dandy and dress gallery)
H T & Sons Birmm (sic)
Weldon (not in gallery)
C&J Weldon, 130 Cheapside, London. There was a business connection between Weldon and Hammond Turner
Hammond Turner and Sons for John Bowen and Co.
This is another version of the heavily verdigris-encrusted button above. It was made by Hammond Turner and Sons for John Bowen and Co. Does anyone know who John Bowen was? Please let me know!
Button 185, image [to follow], Uniform gallery
Included simply because I bought the button in error and found the quality of the front to be in startling contrast to that produced by HT etc!