Top row, engraved stems of clay pipes and oval lens from eyeglasses; middle row, brass uniform buttons dating to an 1850s to 1870s time period; bottom. The large button, center, is labeled on back as "Scovill Mfg. Co. Waterbury," dating to ca. 1850-1870; button on left, "Scovills & Co. Extra," dating to ca. 1840-1850; and button on right, "S.H. & G. New York," dating to ca. 1850. The cartridges appear to be (left and center) .50-70 caliber, for the early model Springfield "trapdoor" rifle and (right) .45-70 caliber, for the Model 1873 Springfield "trapdoor" rifle or carbine.
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