Shank Buttons

Shank Buttons

The shank buttons on our Estate Jacket are weathered brass and feature crossed Peacemakers and the year of our founding 1836.  Interestingly, these buttons are attached using a cotter pin.

Shank buttons with cotter pins (also knows as fastening shanks) were used on dress uniforms during WWII, basically having removable buttons makes uniform cleaning and pressing much easier.

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