GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.
Wonderful 1880s Volunteer Life Saving Corps - New York - Captains Suspension Badge
ARTIFACT: This is a wonderful 1880's Volunteer Life Savings Corps of New York Captain's suspension badge. The bottom pendant is in hollow construction. It is likely made of silver, but it is just as likely to be silver plated nickel. This badge has exquisite construction and a hand engraved rank.
VINTAGE: Circa 1880's
SIZE: Approximately 2-1/2" x 1-1/4"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Possibly silver, maybe silver plated nickel.
ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with over-under catch.
MARKINGS: "CAPTAIN. VLSC-NY."
ITEM NOTES: This is from a Life Saving collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBEJX17 LEIEX03/17
CONDITION: 9- (Excellent+): It has wonderful construction and exquisite engraving detail. The patina is wonderful as well.