Overall: 7 3/8 x 4 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 18.7 x 12.1 x 4.4 cm )
Black painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; applied, gold painted leather "5" at center, with "PROTECTION" and "B A" in applied, gold painted leather lettering on recessed, red painted grounds above and below.
Gift of the Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Fund Association of the 23rd & 24th Wards, 1933
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