108th Madras Infantry, officer’s button, 26mm


The large size officer’s 26mm gilt button is in excellent full gilt condition and has the back mark of Jennens & Co, London. The 108th was the last  of the regiments formed from former East Indian European Regiments [in this case the 3rd Madras European Regt] and joined the Home Establishment in 1861 later becoming the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. The button was only in use for 20 years. SOLD 23rd March 2020