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Scarce Early 19th Century Firemen's Pins
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, early 19th century. Two scarce firemen's pins, one inscribed Torrent 2, and on verso 14, the other a button that has been converted to a pin, with a design of a fireman with a horn and Fire in a banner above the figure; largest lg. 1.5 in.

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From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan
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