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Title
Badge
Date 
1870-1920
Medium 
Tin
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 x 1 7/8 x 1/8 in. ( 5.1 x 4.8 x 0.3 cm )
Description 
Tin shield with pin-back; stamped on front "METROPOLITAN FIRE/COMMISSIONER/J.G. ABBE"; floral design on shield edges.
Object Number 
Z.2339
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group