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Badge

Object Number: 
INV.2113
Date: 
ca. 1893
Medium: 
Silk, metal, paper, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 5/8 x 3 in. ( 21.9 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed at back of top pin: "THE/ WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./ NEWARK, N.J./ PAT. OCT. 18,92./ MAR. 7,93." printed on top back of ribbon: "PAT. OCT. 18-1892-MAR. 7-1893." printed on top front under badge: "THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG Co NEWARK, N.J." printed on pa
Description: 
White silk ribbon topped with pin-back badge printed in black "WARDEN" on coated paper and surrounded by four stars; surrounded by brass scalloped-edge rectangular frame. Ribbon printed in gold "BOARD OF/ FIRE WARDENS/ DOVER, N.J./ OCT. 4TH, 1898."; central image of star surmounting two crossed flags of red, white and blue applied silk ribbon; crossed batons beneath. Bottom of ribbon edged in metal fringe.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group