Mint 1-Piece Gilt Brass Massachusetts Independent Cadets State Seal Coat Button

Mint non dug gilt 1-piece brass Massachusetts state seal coat button. The reverse has a desirable raised INDEPENDENT CADETS backmark on top of an R&W Robinson backmark. This is button MS 26 in Albert's book. It is c.1830's and the first MA button to depict the entire Commonwealth arms. The gilt is excellent and the shank is straight. Measures 22 mm's in diameter. It was hard to photo and is much nicer then the pictures show! $95