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Republican County Committee's Captain Badge

Object Number: 
INV.4583
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silk, metal, plastic, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 2 5/8 in. ( 15.2 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: top of ribbon reverse, printed in gold: "J.A. JOEL & CO./147 FULTON ST. N.Y." Inscription: label at back of button, imprinted in black: "J.A.Joel & Co./Flags, Banners/Badges & Buttons/147 Fulton St./New York/157"
Description: 
Republican County Committee's Captain badge; consists of rectangular ornate gilt metal and plastic pin-back badge bar inscribed in dark blue "CAPTAIN"; dark blue ribbon suspended below; ribbon bears image of eagle with inscription beneath, printed in gold: "REPUBLICAN/COUNTY/COMMITTEE"; circular white plastic button with image of eagle attached to lower end of ribbon; manufacturer's label applied to reverse of button.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group