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Fire helmet: Alert hose 3 T.E.S.

Object Number: 
INV.8881
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint, brass, gilding, other metal, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 3/4 x 10 7/8 x 15 in. ( 22.2 x 27.6 x 38.1 cm )
Marks: 
applied leather: on frontpiece: "ALERT / HOSE / 3 / TES"
Description: 
Eight comb black painted leather fire helmet with tooled linear decoration on crown and scroll border on brim; red painted leather frontpiece with "ALERT HOSE" in gold painted leather lettering above a large "3" at center, with "TES" in gold painted leather lettering below; gilded brass eagle frontpiece holder; textile half-lining.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group