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Fireman's Helmet c.1940

$55

ABOUT

An authentic distressed red and white fireman's helmet. Hat mold sold separately.

  • CREATOR Unknown.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1940-1950.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Composite.
  • CONDITION Good Wear consistent with age and use.
  • DIMENSIONS H 7 in. W 16 in. D 11.75 in.

HISTORY

Helmet colors indicated rank or position in a specific brigade: White was reserved for Chief Engineers, black brims on white caps were worn by Fire Wardens, red helmets were worn by firemen in hook-and-ladder companies, and black hats were donned by members of engine companies.

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