London, South Kensington
19 November 2002
A William IV Silver London Assurance Fireman's Arm Badge
Mark of Jennens & Co., Birmingham, 1830
the oval badge with a central depiction of Britannia surrounded by the legend London Assurance and above the number 8 - 9.5cm. (3 5/8in.) long, 2oz.
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For an illustration of a similar badge see Brian Henman and Brian Sharp Badges of Extinction, page 79. While other examples of this badge are known this appears to be an unrecorded example.
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