Badge on block in envelope: N.Y.F.D. 25
Overall: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Circular metal badge with image of fire wagon at bottom and inscription "5/ N.Y.F.D./ 25" encircled by fire hose border.
This badge was worn by members of the NY Volunteer Fire Department which was organized in 1839 and disbanded in 1865.
Gift of Charles G. Moller
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