Fire helmet frontpiece: ocean 2 truck

Object Number: 
INV.8922
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 2 in. ( 19 x 12.1 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
applied/painted leather: on obverse: "OCEAN / 2 / TRUCK"
Description: 
Black painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; "2" cut out at center and backed with gold painted leather, with "OCEAN" and "TRUCK" in applied, gold painted lettering on recessed, red painted panels above and below.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group