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Badge: Rye Fire Dept... 1910

Object Number: 
INV.5174
Date: 
1910
Medium: 
Silk, brass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 1 3/4 x 1/4 in. ( 19.4 x 4.4 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
Pin: "MEMBER" ribbon:printed in gold ink with "RYE FIRE DEPT./ RYE, N.Y./GUEST OF/ OLYMPIA HOSE CO./NEW ROCHELLE/NEW YORK/OCTOBER 6, 1910"
Description: 

Brass badge and red silk ribbon suspended from pin; ribbon has gold metal tassels at botom; badge connected to pin by short chains; has image of three shields with fire fighting equipment emblazoned, ladders and speaking trumpets crossed behind the shields in center. Pin has "MEMBER", ribbon is printed in gold ink with "RYE FIRE DEPT./ RYE, N.Y./GUEST OF/ OLYMPIA HOSE CO./NEW ROCHELLE/NEW YORK/OCTOBER 6, 1910"

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group