Collection of 4 buttons on block in envelope
Part (small button): 1/2 x 3/8 in. (1.3 x 1 cm) Each (large button): 1 x 3/8 in. (2.5 x 1 cm)
inscribed at back of buttons: "SCOVILL MFC CO./ WATERBURY."
One small and three large brass buttons with brass loop shanks; button faces inscribed "M.F.D." encircled by laurel wreaths.
These buttons are from the uniform of the donor's father, Joshua Grosvenor Abbe, commissioner of the Metropolitan Fire Department.
Gift of Waldo Fenton Abbe
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