Beacon ? Livery Button

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Dave The Slave
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Not having much success with Id`s of Livery buttons.
Both found Nr Ringwood, Hants.
First up, have entered the term Beacon, as it looks like a ladder up to a signal/celebration Beacon,
26mm Diameter, made by Doughty & Co, 103 St Martins Lane, London.
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Second up have seen this one before
26mm Diameter, Sherlock & Co,, 15 King St, Covent Garden.
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Second button is more common or garden but not sure if i have entered the correct term for the first button as that is more distinctive.
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First.
https://www.myfamilysilver.com/pages/cr ... me=Festing

Second.
A wolf's head erased. Does it have a collar?
D2 - 13"x11" coil - audio only.
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Easylife wrote: Sun Jul 18, 2021 3:04 pm First.
https://www.myfamilysilver.com/pages/cr ... me=Festing

Second.
A wolf's head erased. Does it have a collar?
Thank you, will have to see if Festing was a known local family
2nd possibly very hard to tell, may be in a bow?
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I was looking for the origin of a British button (D.H. Dawes, covent garden) that was found in the Netherlands (see link). There is also a similar beacon on this. I thought this might be an optical telegraph, but now that I see this button it could very well be a beacon. However, I went looking for Doughty and I found at the Royal Museums Greenwich that this button maker also made buttons for the navy and.... lighthouse vessels/keepers :) https://www.rmg.co.uk/collections/objec ... 20%26%20CO
There is a good chance that this is indeed a button of a naval component responsible for the beacons at the sea

my button
https://www.metaaldetecteren.nl/product ... -uk-dawes/
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mouwerkerk wrote: Fri Sep 15, 2023 9:08 am I was looking for the origin of a British button (D.H. Dawes, covent garden) that was found in the Netherlands (see link). There is also a similar beacon on this. I thought this might be an optical telegraph, but now that I see this button it could very well be a beacon. However, I went looking for Doughty and I found at the Royal Museums Greenwich that this button maker also made buttons for the navy and.... lighthouse vessels/keepers :) https://www.rmg.co.uk/collections/objec ... 20%26%20CO
There is a good chance that this is indeed a button of a naval component responsible for the beacons at the sea

my button
https://www.metaaldetecteren.nl/product ... -uk-dawes/
Thank you for your reply and research.
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mouwerkerk wrote: Fri Sep 15, 2023 9:08 am I was looking for the origin of a British button (D.H. Dawes, covent garden) that was found in the Netherlands (see link). There is also a similar beacon on this. I thought this might be an optical telegraph, but now that I see this button it could very well be a beacon. However, I went looking for Doughty and I found at the Royal Museums Greenwich that this button maker also made buttons for the navy and.... lighthouse vessels/keepers :) https://www.rmg.co.uk/collections/objec ... 20%26%20CO
There is a good chance that this is indeed a button of a naval component responsible for the beacons at the sea

my button
https://www.metaaldetecteren.nl/product ... -uk-dawes/
English translation of that link. -

Solid gold-plated button with an image of what appears to be an optical telegraph or beacon. Around the French period, British armies were regularly present in the Netherlands. At that time, this army, following the example of the French army who benefited greatly from this, began to experiment with optical telegraphs. Perhaps this is a button of an operator of such a device.

Another possibility is that this is a button for a British naval unit that was responsible for the fire beacons on the rivers and/or the sea. Not much is known about this yet. Added picture is of a button from Doughty & Co (see the detectinghub), a British button maker who also made buttons for the navy and for lighthouse ships.
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