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Ribbon badge: Welcome Veteran Fireman's Assn...San Fran...Oct. 1893

Object Number: 
INV.10730
Date: 
ca. 1893
Medium: 
Silk, metal, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 2 7/8 in. ( 26.7 x 7.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed on paper label at back: "MANUFACTURED BY/ F.A. BERNHARD,/ 383 Eighth Avenue,/ Cor. 29th St., N.Y./ Gold and Silver Medals,/ Regalias, Badges and Rosettes./ BANNERS AND FLAGS."
Description: 
Red silk ribbon badge with rectangular brass pin at top with central image of fire helmet flanked by crossed ladders and axes; ribbon printed in gold "WELCOME/ VETERAN FIREMENS/ ASSOCIATION/ OF THE CITY OF N.Y./ TO THE/ VETERAN FIREMENS/ ASSOCIATION/ OF/ SAN FRANCISCO/ CAL./ OCTOBER 1893"; bottom of ribbon edged in gold metal fringe.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William M. Wallace, 1934
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group