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Posted 1 year ago

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These badges were inherited. Does anyone know who they belonged to?

They were given to me by my mother who recently passed away.

I'm guessing they are from the late 1800s.

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  1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
    Don't know anything about F.D. badges, but love these.
  2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    Swampscott Fire Department has a Facebook page.
  3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    There's some interesting photos of Lynn and Swampscott accessible here:
    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rogers-old-scaned-fire-shots/193432267348323?sk=info
  4. Blondeoxymoron27, 1 year ago
    I've contacted Swampscott Fire Dept and they confirmed through their Facebook page that it is their badge, and the oldest one they've seen to date,
  5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    Perhaps it is someone who worked at both Brigades? I wonder which is the oldest brigade? Lynn?
  6. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    I also went to Rogers old camas and mentioned your posting on CW.
    Maybe he will pick up on it?
  7. Blondeoxymoron27, 1 year ago
    They are from between 1890-1910 and so while I don't think anyone is still alive from that time it would be great to hear the history :)
  8. Militarist Militarist, 1 year ago
    All three are probably a set that belonged to one man. The cross looks like a hat badge. The shield shaped badge was possibly for a helmet and the third would be his breast badge. A super set and very old!

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