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

Object Number: 
1447
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.
Gallery Label: 
This badge was worn by members of the NY Volunteer Fire Department which was organized in 1839 and disbanded in 1865.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles G. Moller
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group