Fire helmet frontpiece: Fire Patrol 128

Object Number: 
INV.8903
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/8 x 5 x 2 1/4 in. ( 20.6 x 12.7 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on reverse: "June 21, 1923"
Description: 
Black leather frontpiece from a fire helmet with "FIRE / PATROL / 128" in applied, gold painted lettering on recessed, red painted grounds at top, center, and bottom.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Fund Association of the 23rd & 24th Wards, 1933
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group