Oval shaped brass badge (or buckle) with the RI symbol of an anchor in the center with 'Artill. Comp.' at the top and 'incorporated/ad 1741' at the bottom of the oval; brass is pitted on the back and there are two pieces sodded onto it so it could be used as a belt buckle. Piece was given to Hannah Griffiths Sherman in 1914.
Credit LineGift of Blanche E. Trazinski
Object Typebelt buckles
Newport Artillery Company
Related People & OrganizationsSherman, Hannah Griffiths (associated)