Ca. 1880 Portsmouth Fire Dept. Col. Sise Steam Fire Engine No. 2 Clerk Hand-Engraved Badge
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Ca. 1880 Portsmouth Fire Dept. Col. Sise Steam Fire Engine No. 2 Clerk Hand-Engraved Badge

Code: fdg00000psc

$975.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Circa 1880 Portsmouth, New Hampshire fire department Col. Sise Steam Fire Engine 2 Clerk badge in hand engraved sterling silver. The shield shaped badge features nicely detailed engraving along the outer edge and the badge reads: "CLERK S.F.E. COL. SISE 2 WE'LL TRY". The reverse shows an illegible maker's mark.

VINTAGE: Circa 1880

SIZE: Approximately 1-3/4" X 1-5/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sterling silver

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

MARKINGS: Illegible maker's mark stamped on reverse

ITEM NOTES: This is from a fire fighting and rescue collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MDJJX16 LIGEX4/16

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The badge shows moderate to heavy wear and overall patina.

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