Fabulous, Huge 1894 Westerly, Rhode Island Steam Fire Engine #1 Parade Ribbon
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Fabulous, Huge 1894 Westerly, Rhode Island Steam Fire Engine #1 Parade Ribbon

Code: fdi00012ri

$115.00




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ARTIFACT: This is a fabulous and huge Westerly, Rhode Island steam fire engine No. 1 parade ribbon from June 14, 1894. The ribbon is in a beautiful shade of scarlet with fantastic gold wire fringing at the bottom. A cream-colored flap at the top has a great sequined star and a bar at the top of the ribbon reads WESTERLY.

VINTAGE: Circa 1894.

SIZE: Approximately 10-3/8" length and 2-3/4" width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Plated brass, brass, wire tassels, sequins, printed silk ribbon.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal safety-style pin.

MARKINGS: FROM WM. H. (?) BROWN SOCIETY GOODS 45 EDDY STREET, PROVIDENCE, R.I.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a firefighting collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VGEX11 LAEJX1/11 SLAAEX9/16

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The ribbon has light wear and minor discoloration on the cream-colored portion of the ribbon, with light tarnishing to the wire fringe.

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