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Cap badge on block in envelope: 1

Object Number: 
2381
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Metal, enamel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Metal shamrock-shaped cap badge with central "1" surrounded by red enamel; image of fire helmet and crossed horn and baton in top lobe; inscribed "F./ D." in side lobes.
Gallery Label: 
This badge was worn on the helmet of August Heinrich, member of the Independant Engine Company in Williamsbridge, Bronx, New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group