Fire helmet frontpiece: assistant 1, D?
Overall: 7 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 2 in. ( 19 x 9.5 x 5.1 cm )
painted: reverse: "2334"
Gold painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; star cut out at top and backed with black leather; "ASSISTANT" in applied, gold painted leather lettering over large, black leather "1" appliquéd over crossed hook and ladder at center.
Gift of the Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Fund Association of the 23rd & 24th Wards, 1933
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