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Fire Helmets25 of 63VINTAGE LEATHER NY FIREMANS   HAT CARINISVintage Cairns & Brother Fire Helmet from 1969 - Model 880
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    Posted 6 years ago

    damiensmith
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    this was my grandfather ,i never met him he died in 1972 after a stroke, his name was george s pinckney, from the stories i have heard he was a battilion cheif for LAFD, i have been able to actualy spot him in a few pictures online,but i have a even better photo album that came with the helmet ,along with photos from when he retired in 1972,its a red lafd retired book dated 1937 to 1972, i was even wondering if ther is a lafd muesum i could research his history on ,i havent seen another helmet like this one so i would love to learn more about it

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