Badge: Volunteer Firemen's Assn., City of New York
Silk, paper, tin
Overall: 5 3/4 x 2 x 1/8 in. ( 14.6 x 5.1 x 0.3 cm )
Purple silk ribbon with American flag bowtie at top; suspended from bottom is star-shaped tin badge, containing picture of Ulysses S. Grant on one side, and White House on other side; printed in gold ink on ribbon is: "VOLUNTEER/FIREMEN/ASSOCIATION/OF THE /CITY OF N.Y."
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman, 1925
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