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Fire mark

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Fire Mark  USA  c.1820-1830  In 1735 the first fire brigade was formed, and in 1752 the first American fire insurance company was formed. In America, the fire brigades knew that the insurance company, whose mark was on a building, would reward the fire brigade which successfully put out the fire. This oval mark was made by "The Fire Association of Philadelphia" (founded in 1817) with a full stream of water gushing from a hose attached to an old-time fire plug, with the letters "F.A."

Philadelphia Fire Marker

For Sale on - In 1735 the first fire brigade was formed, and in 1752 the first American fire insurance company was formed. In America, the fire brigades knew that the

VTG FIRE MARK: Associated Firemens Insurance Co. 1848 Cast Marker Plaque/Sign

VTG FIRE MARK: Associated Firemens Insurance Co. 1848 Cast Marker Plaque/Sign

Fire mark

Fire mark

Three piece lot to include cast iron fire marks eagle over 1792 and a raised INA at top, cast iron fire mark "FA" with tank and hose, cast iron fire mark oval casting with a fire apparatus and marked "UF".

Three piece lot to include cast iron fire marks eagle over 1792 and a raised INA at top, cast iron fire mark "FA" with tank and hose, cast iron fire mark oval casting with a fire apparatus and marked "UF".

Three cast iron fire marks, largest - 11 3/4'' dia : Lot 257.  Pook & Pook 12/10/13.  $200

Three cast iron fire marks, largest - 11 3/4'' dia : Lot 257. Pook & Pook 12/10/13. $200

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