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Badge: Veteran Fireman's Association

Object Number: 
INV.10749
Date: 
1880-1920
Medium: 
Silk, metal, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 1 5/8 in. ( 15.9 x 4.1 cm )
Description: 
Red ribbon and pin-back brass badge with gold metal trimming at top; circular brass badge at center of ribbon inscribed "VETERAN FIREMEN'S/ ASSOCIATION"; images of fire hydrant, horns, ladders and axes within fire hose border topped with helmet.
Gallery Label: 

According to an envelope with the object, the original owner of the ribbon was John Moller, a member of the organization, who later presented it to his nephew, Charles G. Moller Jr., in April of 1917.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Chas G. Moller, 1930
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group