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Badge: Baltimore Veteran Volunteer Firemens Assn. 1877

Badge: Baltimore Veteran Volunteer Firemens Assn. 1877
Title
Badge: Baltimore Veteran Volunteer Firemens Assn. 1877
Date 
ca. 1877
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 7 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Silver badge with rectangular top pin inscribed "BALTIMORE"; shield-shaped silver badge suspended by silver ring from top pin inscribed "1877/ VETERAN/ VOLUNTEER FIREMEN'S/ ASSOCIATION"; central grouping of fire helmet, ladder, baton and horn.
Credit Line 
Gift of Charles G. Moller
Object Number 
INV.12062
Marks 
inscribed at back of "shield": "BRAXMAR/ N.Y."
Gallery Label 
This badge was worn by members of the Veteran Volunteer Firemen's Association of New York on their visit to Baltimore in 1877.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group