A Chicago Fire Department Maltese laser cut and engraved with a machine applied texture and hand applied paint. Each plaque is uniquely crafted and has its own unique texture. The plaque is manufactured from 5052 Aluminum Alloy and is made and assembled in the USA. No hanging hardware is included, the back side of the plaque is flat and unfinished. This item is for indoor use only, use outdoors will cause the metal to discolor from weathering. Plaque is solid aluminum and is 1/8″ thick.