New York, Park Avenue
17 August 1997
Deputy State Fire Marshall Badge - This badge was presented to Harry A. Miller by the State of California in the mid-20's. Mr. Miller (1875-1943) was one of the greatest and most influential American racing car designers of his era. This badge is gold plate with 38 diamonds surrounding the California State Seal. It is housed in a black leather fold over case with blue felt lining. "Harry A. Miller Los Angeles, California" is engraved on the reverse of the badge, and the case reads "Harry A. Miller" in gold lettering. Both the badge and the case are in extremely good condition.
A letter of provenance and photos of Harry Miller and his wife are included with the badge.
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