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Badge: ...the Veteran Firemen of New York & Kansas City

Object Number: 
INV.10636
Date: 
1880-1930
Medium: 
Silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 7/8 x 3 x 1/4 in. ( 17.5 x 7.6 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Red silk ribbon badge with safety pin at top and thin metal baton-like pin front; ribbon printed in gold "SOUVENIR/ BADGE,/ IN HONOR OF/ THE/ VETERAN FIREMEN/ OF/ NEW YORK & KANSAS CITY."; central image of ladder, axe and horn; bottom of ribbon edged with metal fringe.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William M. Wallace, 1934
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group