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Badge: NYC Volunteer Fireman's Ass'n

Object Number: 
1943.73
Date: 
1890-1940
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 7 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Circular mixed-metal pin-back badge with eagle at top and decorative tapered bottom. Inscribed around central circle with "VOLUNTEER FIREMENS ASSOCIATION/ N.Y. CITY." Gold colored center with image of helmet, horns and ladder surrounded by "rope" border. Inscribed "983" at bottom outside of circle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Charles F. Vincelette
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group