Fire helmet: N.Y. Exempt Assn. C.T.
Leather, paint, brass, textile
Overall: 9 1/4 x 11 x 14 5/8 in. ( 23.5 x 27.9 x 37.1 cm )
applied leather: on frontpiece: "NY / EXEMPT / ASSOCIATION / CT" painted: underside of brim: "2334"
Eight comb black painted leather fire helmet with tooled linear decoration on crown and floral vine border on brim; black painted leather frontpiece with "NY EXEMPT ASSOCIATION" and "CT" in gold painted leather lettering; brass eagle frontpiece holder; textile half-lining.
Gift of the Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Fund Association of the 23rd & 24th Wards, 1933
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