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Ribbon badge: Secretary Assn. Exempt Firemen...New York

Object Number: 
INV.10731
Date: 
1880-1930
Medium: 
Silk, metal, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 3 x 1/4 in. ( 17.8 x 7.6 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Blue silk ribbon badge with top brass pin of bar stamped with decorative broder terminating in ball ends; five stationary brass rings encircle bar; silk ribbon gathered into triple rosettes with gold metal diamond at center with brass openwork lettering within wave-motif circle border "Secretary"; gold wire trimming at top of diamond and gold metal tassels hang from bottom; tails of blue silk ribbon printed in gold "ASSOCIATION OF/ EXEMPT FIREMEN/ OF THE/ 23RD WARD N.Y."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group