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