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Cairns & Bros. "So. Old Bridge 1 Fire Dept" Firefighting Helmet, Mid-20th C.

Item Details

Item Type Helmet
Materials Composite, Metal, Fabric, Canvas, Leather
Public Service Firefighting
Brand Cairns & Bros.
Period Vintage, Mid-20th Century
Additional Information This vintage firefighting helmet was displayed in a Fire Museum for the past several years.


- drilled holes to the front brim of the helmet; white residue to the front leather badge shield; patina loss to the metal finial at the top of the helmet; surface imperfection with embedded residue; inner fabric lining and canvas chin strap show stains and minor wear; the Cairns & Bros metal maker’s tag exhibits slight wear; any additions or alteration to this vintage firefighting helmet is unknown.


10.0" W x 7.0" H x 14.5" D

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