Antique John WILDER'S Salamander Safe Badge Plate 25 Merchants Row Boston MA
A historical antique marker badge name plate sign from Wilder's 25 Merchants Row Boston (Massachusetts) c. 1840's - 1850's. Wilder's was the manufacturer of Wilder's Patent Salamander Safes. Merchants Row in Boston, Massachusetts is a short street which extends from State Street to Faneuil Hall Square in the Financial District; it has been a place of commercial activity since the 17th century. It sits close to Long Wharf and Dock Square (hubs of shipping and trade through the 19th century). Sign measures 8 1/2" across and 4 3/4" top to bottom. Has wonderful age patina. A rare historical piece of Boston history.