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Fire helmet frontpiece: Tremont 1, F.A.B.

Object Number: 
INV.8898
Date: 
1868-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 4 1/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 21 x 10.5 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on reverse: "CAIRNS & BRO / 143 / GRAND ST. N.Y."
Description: 
Red and black leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; large gold "1" superimposed on hook and ladder applied to red ground at center; "TREMONT" and "FAB" in applied, gold painted lettering on recessed red grounds 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