Fire helmet frontpiece: Putnam
Overall: 8 1/4 x 4 7/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 21 x 12.4 x 3.8 cm )
applied/painted leather: on obverse: "PUTNAM / 31 / HOSE" painted: reverse: "2334"
Black painted leather frontpiece from a fire helmet; "31" cut out at center and backed with gold painted leather, with "PUTNAM" and "HOSE" in applied, gold painted lettering on recessed, red painted panels above and below.
Gift of the Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Fund Association of the 23rd & 24th Wards, 1933
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