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Great 1890's Contoocook, New Hampshire Fire Badge for Hose Company #1
ARTIFACT: Great 1890's Contoocook, New Hampshire fire badge for hose Company #1. The center of the badge features a ladder, helmet, hook, nozzle, and fire pot in nicely embossed details and surrounding it reads: "HOSE COMPANY 1 CONTOOCOOK, N. H. F. D." and the badge is topped with a spread wing eagle and slightly convex.
VINTAGE: Circa 1890's
SIZE: Approximately 2" x 1"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Stamped nickel.
ATTACHMENT: Vertical kick pin with a "C" catch.
ITEM NOTES: This is from a firefighting and rescue collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VDEP14 LAFEX6/15
CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): The badge shows moderate to heavy wear and oxidation, much of the plating and painted details remain.