Fire helmet frontpiece: B_y?nn?
Overall: 8 x 4 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 20.3 x 12.1 x 4.4 cm )
applied/painted leather: on obverse: "BAY[O]NN[E] / 1 / BF. . ."
Black painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; large, gold painted "2" appliquéd over crossed hook and ladder at center, with "BAY[O]NN[E]" and "BF. . ." in applied, gold painted lettering on recessed, red painted panels above and below.
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