MANDI State Police officer’s button, 20mm


The silver plated button, of good quality, has the title MANDI STATE POLICE above the Raja’s coat of arms and probably dates from around 1900. It has the backmark of A   SUPERIOR MAKE . The shank is present but squashed. Early state police buttons occur only rarely. Mandi in present day Himachal Pradesh was an 11gun salute state.     sep10/7

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