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Badge: Delegate NYS Fireman's ass. 1901

Object Number: 
1940.892
Date: 
ca. 1901
Medium: 
Silk, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. ( 8.9 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed at back of bottom badg: "SCHNEIDER & BETZ/ BUFFALO N.Y."
Description: 
Purple silk ribbon and brass badge with top rectangular pin inscribed "DELEGATE"; bottom brass badge hangs over ribbon from two brass link chains from top pin; central image of buffalo surmounted by crossed trumpets and fire helmet; inscribed "N.Y. STATE FIREMENS ASSN/ 19/ 01/ AUGUST-20 to 24."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group