19th September 2021

Merchant Marine Button

A. U. S. N. Co. backmarked E. E. Kersey Sydney

These date around 1900-1909. His name also appears on another mercantile marine button, for Huddart Parker Ltd.

White metal, 17mm

Brass, 20mm

 

 

 

 

 

 

For information about E. E. Kersey :

http://www.austbuttonhistory.com/branded-buttons/branded-buttons-tailors-buttons-a-h/#E

For more about the Australasian United Steam Navigation Company:

http://www.austbuttonhistory.com/uniform-buttons-2/companies-and-clubs-including-merchantile-marine/#Australasian_United_Steam_Navigation_Company