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Badge

Object Number: 
Z.3230
Date: 
ca. 1903
Medium: 
Silk, brass, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 12.1 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscription at back of top pin: "THE/ WHITEHEAD & HOAG/ CO/ NEWARK, N.J./ PAT. OCT,18,92./ MAR 7,93."
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group