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@pickrknows: Yes, I am on the job as a volunteer and paid/career (2 different departments) judging by the condition of the helmet, I would hazard a guess that it hasn't seen much action. It is in abs...
Scarborough, Maine Engine 7, Oak Hill Fire station. I was a member here in 2000-2001 while attending college in the area. The firehouse is located at 246 US Route 1 Scarborough, Maine. What a great fi...
This is missing the take-up reel and it is made out of nickel instead of brass (brass indicates that the machine is older) so this isn't as old but still worth probably $200 to the right guy.
railnsail is right...way newer than 1915 This is a Carins leather firehelmet Engine 36 Manhattan, a great find. Really nice helmet.
This is a leather firefighers helmet as others have stated. It is indeed from the FDNY (Engine 22, Manhattan) this helmet is old (at latest, early 1950's) any firefighter worth his salt wears a helme...
Gamewell 1951 style box (started manufacturing this type of box in 1951) This style is still made today. And Yes, they did have municipal fire alarm telegraph throughout the United States. Yes, many...
Cairns "Senator" helmet, made from aluminum, Aluminum helmets fell out of favor because of metal's tendancy to conduct electricity. if you look inside the crown of the helmet you will see a Carins & B...
known as a playpipe, I don't know of anybody ever actually using these for fighting fires but, I'm sure it did happen. These are still used today but mostly for testing building mounted fire pumps (li...
****Note: The FDNY now issues their firefighters a helmet made by Morning Pride, (The Ben II as in Ben Franklin II) Morning Pride is their turnout gear manufacturer. So they get all their turnout gea...
This helmet is NOT from New York City. The FDNY has NEVER worn fire helmets of that style. FDNY historically wore the N5A "New Yorker" which is made of leather which is the quintessential firefighters...