Fire helmet frontpiece: protection
Overall: 7 7/8 x 4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 20 x 10.2 x 5.7 cm )
painted: reverse: "2334"
Black painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; "5" with star above cut out at center and backed with gold painted (now darkened) leather; "PROTECT[I]ON" and "JAM" in applied, gold painted leather lettering above and below.
Gift of the Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Fund Association of the 23rd & 24th Wards, 1933
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