Leather, brass, other metal, paint
Overall: 9 x 11 1/2 x 14 in. ( 22.9 x 29.2 x 35.6 cm )
applied leather: on frontpiece: "JL MOTT / 2 / JQ"
stamped: on back of brim: "HT GRATACAP / 143 / GRAND ST NY"
handwritten: inside crown: "Prestd by / G[?] Burns"
Eight comb black leather fire helmet with stamped decoration on crown and border of stars stamped on brim; leather frontpiece with large gold "2" appliquéd at center with "JL MOTT" and "JQ" above and below in gold painted leather lettering; brass eagle frontpiece holder.
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