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Fire extinguisher

1998.1789 (RS23362)

Description

Fire extinguisher. Red glass bulb filled w/ liquid. Set into metal wire connected to back wall mount. Metal tag connected to wire at front of bulb. Filled w/ liquid.

Details

Maker
International Fire Equipment Corp. (Maker)
Date
1920-1930
Inscriptions
Painted on metal tag: ""FOR/ FIRE/ SHUR. STOP/ REG. U.S. PAT. OFF./ The Automatic Fireman/ On the WALL/ U.S. PAT. NOS. 1,468,163 1,708,867./ THROW AT BASE OF FLAMES/ IF ABSENT SHUR. STOP/ WORKS AUTOMATICALLY/ INTERNATIONAL/ FIRE EQUIPMENT CORP./ STATEN ISLAND, N.Y./ MADE IN U.S.A.""
Location of origin
Staten Island, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
painting (coating)
Object type
Regulative & Protective T&E
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
EXTINGUISHER, FIRE
fire extinguishers
Glass
glass (material)
Painted
painting (coating)
People and organizations
Cedric P. Holloway
Dimensions
6 (H), 4.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1789
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23606

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