Circa 1900s-Early 1910s Dallas, Texas Fire Department Hat Badge by S.H. Reese
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Circa 1900s-Early 1910s Dallas, Texas Fire Department Hat Badge by S.H. Reese

Code: fdg00010tx

$175.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1900s or 1910s Dallas, Texas Fire Department hat badge numbered 831 at the center and has a small plate near the bottom that reads TEX. The Dallas Fire Department acquired its first piece of fire-fighting equipment in 1872 and unbelievably lost no one in the line of duty for their first three decades (www.dallasfiremuseum.com). The badge is by S.H. Reese of New York City.

VINTAGE: Circa 1900s-1910s.

SIZE: Approximately 2-1/16" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Plated brass.

ATTACHMENT: Single screw post with nut.

MARKINGS: S.H. REESE 57 WARREN ST. NEW YORK, N.Y.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an old Texas fire and rescue badge collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MDJX14 LAGEX2/14

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The badge has some small spots of light to medium wear.

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