1870's - 1880's Portsmouth, NH Fire Dept. Sagamore Steam Fire Engine No. 1 Badge
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1870's - 1880's Portsmouth, NH Fire Dept. Sagamore Steam Fire Engine No. 1 Badge

Code: fdg00001psf-CON

$750.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Circa 1870's ??? 1880's Portsmouth, New Hampshire fire department Sagamore Steam Fire Engine 1 badge. The center of the shield shaped badge features crossed fire nozzles, nicely engraved details, and reads: "SAGAMORE 1 PORTSMOUTH" and shows the letters: "FD" entwined at the base.

VINTAGE: Circa 1870's ??? 1880's

SIZE: Approximately 1-7/8" x 1-1/2"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Plated nickel with blackened embellishments and lettering

ATTACHMENT: Vertical safety style pin with 'C' style catch

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a fire fighting and rescue collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. RGEL6/93 CON-RLB-16 LGEJX4/16

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine - Excellent): The badge shows minor to moderate wear, much of the plating and blackened details remain intact.

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