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Badge: Baltimore Veteran Volunteer Firemens Assn. 1877

Object Number: 
INV.12062
Date: 
ca. 1877
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 7 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed at back of "shield": "BRAXMAR/ N.Y."
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles G. Moller
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group