Badge

Badge
Title
Badge
Date 
ca. 1903
Medium 
Silk, brass, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 12.1 x 6.4 cm )
Description 
Blue silk ribbon printed in gold ink with: "HARTFORD, CONN./ SEPT. 21, 22, 23/ 1903"; celluloid pin at top printed in blue "MEMBER" with scalloped-edge rectagular brass frame; circular celluloid badge at bottom hanging from ribbon by brass rings printed "ASSOCIATION OF EXEMPT FIREMEN NEW YORK/ UNIFORMED COMPANY" around border with central color image of firefighter hosing down flames. Identical image and text on back side.
Object Number 
Z.3230
Marks 
inscription at back of top pin: "THE/ WHITEHEAD & HOAG/ CO/ NEWARK, N.J./ PAT. OCT,18,92./ MAR 7,93."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group