Badge: Delegate...18th Annual Conv...NY Vol. F.A., 1913
Silk, brass, enamel
Overall: 5 1/4 x 1 7/8 in. ( 13.3 x 4.8 cm )
inscribed on back of middle badg: "DIEGES & CLUST/ 20 JOHN ST. N.Y."
Red silk ribbon and brass badge with top pin inscribed "DELEGATE" in red enamel against brass pin flanked by images of laurel and olive branches above central helmet and horn; middle brass badge suspended from top pin by two brass link chains inscribed "PATCHOGUE" with central image of crossed ladders, axes and horns flanked at edges with hydrants; circular bottom badge suspended by chains from middle badge with image of firefighter with victim in arms and flames in the background; inscribed around border "18TH ANNUAL CONVENTION/ SOUTHERN N.Y. VOL. FIREMEN'S ASSN./ 1913" with eagle at top and axe, horn and ladder in background.
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