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Fire helmet frontpiece: protection

Object Number: 
INV.9106
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 2 7/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 20.3 x 7.3 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
applied/painted leather: on obverse: "PROTECTION / 2"
Description: 
Black painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; "2" cut out at center and backed with gold painted leather, with "PROTECTION" in applied, gold painted lettering on recessed panel above.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group