10K "R.I. Ones" Six Years of Service Badge from Westerly, Rhode Island
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10K "R.I. Ones" Six Years of Service Badge from Westerly, Rhode Island

Code: fdg00013ri2

$175.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is an 1890s thumbnail badge in 10 karat gold (unmarked) for six years of service with the Westerly, Rhode Island Steam Fire Engine Company No. 1. The badge reads R.I. ONES, the company's nickname, in black enamel.

VINTAGE: Circa 1890s.

SIZE: Approximately 1" length and 3/4" width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: 10 karat gold with enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with drop-in locking swivel catch.

MARKINGS: S.M. SPENCER MFG CO. 9 CORNHILL BOSTON, MASS.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a firefighting collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VHHX11 LAGEX1/11

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The badge shows only the lightest wear.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.