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Badge: guest...Fireman's Conv., Newburgh, Aug. 20-23, 1912

Object Number: 
INV.10748
Date: 
ca. 1912
Medium: 
Silk, paper, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 2 in. ( 15.2 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed at back of top pin: "THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./ NEWARK, N.J." printed at top back of ribbon: "WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./ NEWARK, NEW JERSEY." inscribed at back of bottom badg: "THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./ NEWARK, N.J."
Description: 
Maroon silk ribbon and brass badge with top brass pin inscribed "GUEST" within rocaille border; ribbon printed in silver "RINGGOLD/ HOSE CO. NO. 1/ N.Y. STATE/ FIREMEN'S/ CONVENTION/ NEWBURGH/ AUGUST 20-23, 1912"; circular brass badge hangs from end of ribbon with central black and white photograph of fire engine outside firehouse on coated paper inside brass frame with bead border; topped by assembly of firemen's instruments including helmet and horn.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group