American Heroes belt buckle

American Heroes belt buckle

AMERICA’S HEROES Buckle (Front and back)
The myth: This buckle was made in the late 1800s for use by fire departments in most Western states and some territories. The front of this particular buckle shows it was owned by a fireman in New Mexico. The markings on the back include the maker’s name “TIFFANY NEW YORK,” and is stamped “THIS PLATE IS AWARDED FOR COURAGEOUS ACTION.”

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