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Badge: faithful service 8 years

Badge: faithful service 8 years
Title
Badge: faithful service 8 years
Date 
1900-1940
Medium 
Metal, silk ribbon
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 x 1 5/8 in. ( 10.2 x 4.1 cm )
Description 
Metal and blue and white striped silk ribbon pin-back badge with top plaque inscribed "FAITHFUL SERVICE" surrounded by border of fasces. Second plaque hangs from top by two metal rings; inscribed "8 YEARS." Bottom shield-shaped medal hangs from ribbon by metal ring; top image of eagle and bottom image of laurel branches; central inscription "14/ BAPTIZED BY FIRE" flanked by four partial triangles inscribed with letters "N/ Y/ N/ G."
Credit Line 
Gift of Brig. Gen. William Mullins
Object Number 
1948.43a
Marks 
inscribed at back of badge: inscribed "DC/ DIEGES & CLUST."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group