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Badge mounted: Exempt, L.E.

Object Number: 
INV.10875
Date: 
1880-1920
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed at back: "THE/ C.G. BRAXMAR Co./ 10/ MAIDEN LANE/ N.Y."
Description: 
Circular metal badge with central image of fire wagon surmounted by helmet and crossed horn and baton; inscribed in banners at top and bottom "EXEMPT/ L.E."; laurel wreath border around edge.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group