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Cairns & Brothers "R 1" Boston Fire Dept. Helmet, Early to Mid 20th C.

Item Details

Item Type Firefighting Helmet
Materials Leather, Base Metal, Fabric
Public Service Firefighting
Brand Cairns & Brothers
Period Early to Mid 20th Century, Vintage
Additional Information This vintage firefighting helmet comes from a Fire Museum collection.
  • EBTH does not warrant that helmet adheres to DOT safety specifications, or those of any other governing or regulatory bodies.


- surface imperfections with indentations to the leather material; embedded residue; cracks and areas of leather loss; oxidation to the metal finial affixed to the crown of the helmet; tears and wear to the fabric lining; the Cairns & Brothers metal name tag is presented to the interior of this vintage firefighting helmet; no chin strap; alterations and additions to the helmet may exist.


11.5" W x 7.0" H x 14.5" D

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