Overall: 7 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 19.7 x 10.8 x 5.7 cm )
Black painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; large, gold painted "1" appliquéd at center over crossed hook and ladder, with "AMERICUS" and "W S" in applied, gold painted leather lettering above and below.
Gift of the Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Fund Association of the 23rd & 24th Wards, 1933
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