Ca. 1900's-1910's Belvidere, New Jersey GAR Captain Henry Post No. 97 Parade Ribbon for Fireman
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Ca. 1900's-1910's Belvidere, New Jersey GAR Captain Henry Post No. 97 Parade Ribbon for Fireman

Code: fdi00018nj

$65.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa early 1900's or 1910's parade ribbon for the GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) Captain Henry Post, No. 97 of Belvidere, New Jersey. The red ribbon with a celluloid medallion at the bottom was worn to identify the wearer as a fireman. The ribbon was made by Sommer Badge Company of Newark, New Jersey.

VINTAGE: Circa early 1900's-1910's.

SIZE: Approximately 5" in height and 2-1/4" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Silk, plated brass, gilt brass, celluloid, paper insert.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal safety-style pin on bar, suspension loop.

MARKINGS: SOMMER BADGE CO, NEWARK, N.J.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a fire and rescue collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MEX12 LIEX7/13 SLFEX9/16

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The badge has light wear and tarnish only.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.