A very important Military button. The USA stands for our beginning. #179 is the small companion to #167. The smaller version is 5/8″. It has a dotted edge so it stands out. The letters are intertwined in classic look. The Matching design is #167.
#179 – USA pewter button 5/8″.
“The “USA” Pattern button. Adopted in early 1777, this button was widely used in in all theaters of-of the war and many Continental units. There are many variations to this design.”
P59 the Revolution by Don Troiani