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Fire helmet frontpiece: M.F.D.2, FCMM

Object Number: 
INV.8899
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 4 5/8 x 2 in. ( 19.7 x 11.7 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on reverse: "WILSON / MAKER / 135 BOWERY / N.Y."
Description: 
Black and red painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; "2" appliquéd over crossed hook and ladder at center, with "MFD" and "FCMM" in applied leather lettering above and below.
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