Badge: Delegate...NYS, Fireman's Assn., 40th...Aug...1912
Silk, brass, tin, paper, enamel
Overall: 5 x 2 in. ( 12.7 x 5.1 cm )
Red silk ribbon and brass badge with top pin inscribed "DELEGATE" in blue enamel over brass "EXCELSIOR" seal flanked by images of fire hoses and crossed axes; red silk ribbon attached to top pin with brass badge suspended from bottom inscribed in banner at bottom "N.Y. STATE FIREMEN'S ASS'N."; central circular image of log cabin inscribed within concentric circular borders "WASHINGTON'S HEADQUARTERS/ NEWBURGH, N.Y." and "SEAL OF THE CITY OF NEWBURGH, N.Y./ INCORPORATED 1865."; oval tin badge suspended by two brass link chains from brass badge above; central image of cityscape painted on coated paper; inscribed in surrounding metal frame in top and bottom banners "40TH/ ANNUAL CONVENTION/ NEWBURGH, N.Y./ AUGUST 20-23/ 1912."
inscribed at back of middle badg: "THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./ NEWARK, N.J."
inscribed at back of bottom badg: "THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./ NEWARK, N.J."
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