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Badge on block in envelope: N.Y.F.D. 20

Badge on block in envelope: N.Y.F.D. 20
Title
Badge on block in envelope: N.Y.F.D. 20
Date 
1836-1883
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description 
Circular metal badge with image of fire wagon at bottom; inscribed "22/ N.Y.F.D./ 20" encircled by fire hose border.
Credit Line 
Gift of Waldo Fenton Abbe
Object Number 
INV.9243
Gallery Label 
This badge was worn by members of the New York Volunteer Fire Department organized in 1836.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group