Badge: Delegate Fireman's Ass. NY 1903

Object Number: 
1940.905
Date: 
ca. 1903
Medium: 
Brass, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 2 1/4 in. ( 12.7 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed at back of bottom badg: "THE/ C.G. BRAXMAR CO./ 10/ MAIDEN LANE/ NEW YORK."
Description: 
Brass and red silk ribbon badge with top pin inscribed in banners "31ST ANNUAL CONVENTION/ DELEGATE" surrounded by images of firehoses, fire hydrant and laurel branches; brass gloved hand holding laurel branch suspended from top pin by two brass link chains at sides; circular brass badge at bottom suspended from hand and wreath; central image of eagle surmounting cartouche with two crossed gloves flanked by images of firemen holding an axe and hose; image of crossed ladders and horns with laurel branches below; encircled by border inscribed "FIREMENS ASSN./ STATE OF NEW YORK/ GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. 1903."
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Creative: Tronvig Group