GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.
Rare ca 1881 Forestville (Now part of Bristol) CT Fire Dept Welch Steam Fire Engine & Hose Co No 1
ARTIFACT: This is a Rare circa 1881 Forestville(Now part of Bristol) Connecticut Fire Department Welch Steam Fire Engine & Hose Company No. 1 Badge.
VINTAGE: Circa 1881.
SIZE: Approximately 2-1/4" in height x 1-3/16" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Nickel-plated brass.
ATTACHMENT: Vertical kick pin with C catch.
ITEM NOTES: This is from a firefighting collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. PAJJM19 LFGEX04/15/20
CONDITION: 7(Fine - Very Fine): The badge shows moderate wear, and lightly oxidized but still the center of the badge nicely shows Welch Steam Fire Engine, overall very fine condition.