US Marine Corps Buttons - 24 Pack
Worn on the Marine Corps Dress Uniform, these 24K gold buttons come emblazoned with the oldest military insignia still in use in the United States Armed Forces, the Eagle, Globe and Anchor. Replace your old, tarnished buttons with this freshly shined set.
Includes 24 buttons
- Genuine USMC Insignia Buttons
- Style 3, Size 27
- Class A
- 24K Gold Plated Buttons with Embossed Insignia
- Insignia Features an Eagle atop a Fouled Anchor with 13 Stars along Top Half of Periphery
The difference between type I and II is the finish. type I is shiny while type II is matte.
The insignia embossed on the anodized gold buttons worn on USMC Dress Uniform jackets dates back to 1804, when buttons on Marine uniforms featured an eagle perched atop a fouled anchor, with thirteen stars even spaced out along the periphery of the button’s upper half. Back then, the stars were six-pointed; these were later changed to the five-pointed style seen today, but six-pointed stars are still used by some USMC organizations such as the Marine Corps History Division.
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