Large 1920's - 30's Exeter, NH Hook & Ladder Co. No. 1 Fire Badge
ARTIFACT: Large 1910's ??? 20's Exeter, New Hampshire Hook & Ladder Co. No. 1 fire badge. The raised center of the badge features various firefighting instruments - a ladder, helmet, hook, etc. in embossed detail. Surrounding the center it reads: "HOOK & LADDER CO. No. 1 EXETER., N. H." and the very base of the badge reads: "E. F. D.". An eagle tops the badge with a black scroll flowing from its beak.
VINTAGE: Circa 1910's - 1920's
SIZE: Approximately 2" x 1"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Nickel plated nickel and blackened details.
ATTACHMENT: Vertical kick pin with 'C' type catch.
ITEM NOTES: This is from a fire fighting and rescue collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VCEX15 LAAEX9/15
CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The badge shows moderate wear, much of the plating details remain intact.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.