Badge: Delegate...18th Annual Conv...NY Vol. F.A., 1913
Silk, brass, enamel
Overall: 5 1/4 x 1 7/8 in. ( 13.3 x 4.8 cm )
Red silk ribbon and brass badge with top pin inscribed "DELEGATE" in red enamel against brass pin flanked by images of laurel and olive branches above central helmet and horn; middle brass badge suspended from top pin by two brass link chains inscribed "PATCHOGUE" with central image of crossed ladders, axes and horns flanked at edges with hydrants; circular bottom badge suspended by chains from middle badge with image of firefighter with victim in arms and flames in the background; inscribed around border "18TH ANNUAL CONVENTION/ SOUTHERN N.Y. VOL. FIREMEN'S ASSN./ 1913" with eagle at top and axe, horn and ladder in background.
inscribed on back of middle badg: "DIEGES & CLUST/ 20 JOHN ST. N.Y."
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