Fire extinguisher

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1920-1930

GUSN

GUSN-18280

Description

Fire suppressors. 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

Descriptive Terms

fire extinguishers
glass (material)
painting (coating)
Glass
Painted
EXTINGUISHER, FIRE

Inscription

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.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

Cedric P. Holloway

Maker

International Fire Equipment Corp. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Staten Island, NY, USA

Object Type

Regulative & Protective T&E

Dimensions

6 (H), 4.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2366

Places

New York state (United States)