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Badge: annual inspection & parade S.F.D. Somerville NJ 1911

Badge: annual inspection & parade S.F.D. Somerville NJ 1911
Title
Badge: annual inspection & parade S.F.D. Somerville NJ 1911
Date 
1911
Medium 
Silk, paper, tin, brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 x 2 1/4 in. ( 12.7 x 5.7 cm )
Description 
Blue silk ribbon printed in gold ink with "ANNUAL INSPECTION/ AND PARADE/ S.F.D./ SOMERVILLE, N.J/ SEPT. 21,/ 1911"; pin at top with "Souvenir" printed in blue on coated paper inside brass frame; circular tin-back badge at bottom with coated paper front depicts photo of court house, and "SOMERSET COUNTY COURT HOUSE/ MCMVII" in white within dark blue border. Brown paper circle glued to back of circular button printed in black "The Sommer Badge Mfg Co./ MAKERS OF/ BADGES, BANNERS/ BUTTONS, NOVELTIES/ SOUVENIRS/ 237-241 HALSEY STREET, NEWARK, N.J., U.S.A." around central image of manufactory building.
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman, 1925
Object Number 
INV.10623
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group