button, card, seal
Thick card label:
INSPECTORATE OF CLOTHING
inistry of Supply
Pattern No. 3572
Cat. No. CA 1600
ms: Buttons Brass - Large D/S / W.Gds.
No Approval date.
Authority 54/INFY/4776 7-4-21
I of C Birmingham 23/6/53 IC/1581
Button, large, brass, domed, on the centre of the face a Welsh leek, surrounded by a scroll bearing CYMRU AM BYTH (Wales for ever), a King's crown above the leek and between toe top ends of the scroll. To the reverse a single moveable (drop) shank. Reverse stamped with FIRMIN & SONS LTD. LONDON.
The button secured to the label with a length of white cotton tape sealed to reverse with a red sealing wax seal, bearing the Arms of the Board of Ordnance encircled by CHIEF INSPECTOR. The tape no longer held by the broken seal.