Badge: 26th Annual Conv. Firemen's Assn...Aug. 16-19, 1898
Silk, metal, tin
Overall: 6 5/8 x 3 x 1/4 in. ( 16.8 x 7.6 x 0.6 cm )
Red silk ribbon suspended from tin pin; pin decoratedwith helmet over crossed ladder and trumpet, and: "DELEGATE"; suspended from pin is brass medallion with Excelsior seal, and a red/white/blue ribbon with a tin badge that has scene of fire engine and burning building in center, with lettering in banners: "26TH ANNUAL CONVENTION FIREMENS ASSN NY" "BURNING OF BROOME CO. COURT HOUSE DEC. 29 1896" "BINGHAMPTON NY AUG 16-18 1898"; gold metal fringing at ribon bottom.
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