Fire helmet frontpiece: fleetwood 3, ??

Object Number: 
INV.8902
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 21 x 10.2 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
painted: reverse: "2334"
Description: 
Black, gold, and red painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; large "3" cut out at center and backed with gold painted leather, with "FLEETWOOD" in applied, gold painted leather lettering on recessed, red painted ground above.
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