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fireman's badge/pin

Object Number: 
234.d
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Marks: 
Badge: "24/N.Y.F.D./9"
Inscriptions: 

Paper note: "#234/Gift of S.V. Hoffman/June 10, 1925"

Small label: front: "Gift of/Waldo F. Ab.../Nov 15, 1910"

Small label: back: "silver badge/S.G. Abbe,/Commision.../1865-68"

Description: 

Firefighter's badge. Octagonal bronze-colored badge with rope patterned border, large silver-colored "9" in the center above a fire vehicle. Paper label included with object.

Gallery Label: 

According to a small paper note found with the object, this badge may have belonged to S.G. Abbe, Fire Commisioner from 1865 to 1868.

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group