Beautiful 1920's Connecticut Forest Fire Warden Badge by Whitehead & Hoag
ARTIFACT: Beautiful 1920's Connecticut Forest Fire Warden Badge by Whitehead & Hoag. The shield shaped badge features a center decorated beautifully with a detailed landscape of a lovely full foliage tree in the foreground and smaller evergreens in the background. The badge itself appears to be struck in coin silver and reads: "FOREST FIRE WARDEN CONNECTICUT".
VINTAGE: Circa 1920's
SIZE: Approximately 2" x 1 ??".
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Coin silver (?)
ATTACHMENT: Vertical kick pin with drop in catch.
MARKINGS: "WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK, N.J."
ITEM NOTES: This is from a firefighting and rescue collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBBEX15 LEEJX5/15
CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The badge shows minor to moderate wear, catch missing swivel, overall handsome patina.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.