Badge: faithful service 8 years

Title:
Badge: faithful service 8 years
Date: 
1900-1940
Medium: 
Metal, silk ribbon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 1 5/8 in. ( 10.2 x 4.1 cm )
Description: 
Metal and blue and white striped silk ribbon pin-back badge with top plaque inscribed "FAITHFUL SERVICE" surrounded by border of fasces. Second plaque hangs from top by two metal rings; inscribed "8 YEARS." Bottom shield-shaped medal hangs from ribbon by metal ring; top image of eagle and bottom image of laurel branches; central inscription "14/ BAPTIZED BY FIRE" flanked by four partial triangles inscribed with letters "N/ Y/ N/ G."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Brig. Gen. William Mullins
Object Number: 
1948.43a
Marks: 
inscribed at back of badge: inscribed "DC/ DIEGES & CLUST."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group