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Badge on block in envelope: N.Y.F.D. 25

Badge on block in envelope: N.Y.F.D. 25
Title
Badge on block in envelope: N.Y.F.D. 25
Date 
1839-1865
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description 
Circular metal badge with image of fire wagon at bottom and inscription "5/ N.Y.F.D./ 25" encircled by fire hose border.
Credit Line 
Gift of Charles G. Moller
Object Number 
1447
Gallery Label 
This badge was worn by members of the NY Volunteer Fire Department which was organized in 1839 and disbanded in 1865.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group