Musician [lire] Button
Brass-Musician button. Officially a non-regulation button during the Civil War, however this button does appear on Musician's uniforms from the war. Made by Waterbury, USA.
Available in size:
Medium, approximately 3/4", used primarily on Sack Coats.
Small, approximately 5/8", used on Caps, Vests, Cuffs, Overcoat Capes, etc.