Fire helmet frontpiece: John Decker
Overall: 7 3/4 x 4 5/8 x 2 in. ( 19.7 x 11.7 x 5.1 cm )
applied/painted leather: on obverse: "JOHN DECKER / 17"
Black painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; large, gold painted "17" appliquéd over crossed hook and ladder at center, with recessed, gold painted star and "JOHN DECKER" in applied, gold painted lettering on recessed panel above.
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