Badge of the Veterans, Seventh Regiment New York National Guard
Gold, enamel, textile, diamonds
Overall: 2 x 1 1/2 in. (5.1 x 3.8 cm)
Circular badge with cipher "NG" and blue enamel "V" with gold "7" above, encircled with a garter of blue enamel bearing the regiment motto, "Patria Et Gloria"; half rosettes ornament medallion at sides and bottom; cipher pierced revealing cherry red ribbon; letter "F" studded with eight cut diamonds suspended from badge.
Gregg W. Dawson, Dawson's Fine Jewelry, LTD.
Engraved on reverse: "Henry Block, Treasurer Co. F / 7th Regiment N.Y.N.G. Nov 15th 1899"
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