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ARTIFACT: 1904 Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts Muster Ribbon Star of Jamaica Plain Veteran Firemen's Association. The ribbon features an ornate brass pinback features a celluloid center that reads: "STAR OF JAMAICA" in red. Beneath a white ribbon lays atop a blue one and reads: "GLOUCESTER V. F. A. MUSTER JUNE 17, '04". The blue ribbon features a five pointed star and beneath the words: "JAMAICA PLAIN. MASS." and is bordered with gold ribbon-thread and embellished with gold tassels. Jamaica Plain is a Boston suburb and considered a Boston neighborhood. The reverse shows an odd handwritten: "VALOR" ribbon.
VINTAGE: Circa 1904
SIZE: Approximately 8" x 3"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gilt brass, celluloid, ribbon
ATTACHMENT: Horizontal safety style pin
ITEM NOTES: This is from a fire and rescue collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJX15 LAAEX6/15
CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The ribbon shows minor to moderate wear/soiling, the celluloid is free from cracks, overall very fine condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.