Fire helmet frontpiece: protection 5
Overall: 8 1/4 x 4 3/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 21 x 11.1 x 5.7 cm )
stamped: on reverse: "WILSON / MAKER / 135 BOWERY / N.Y." painted: reverse: "2334"
Black painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; "5" cut out at center and backed with gold painted leather, with gold painted bell and "PROTECTION" in applied, gold painted leather lettering above.
Gift of the Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Fund Association of the 23rd & 24th Wards, 1933
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