Antique Fire Equipment & Memorabilia Auction

Friday, March 19, 2010, 7:00 P.M. - Preview 6:00P.M.
Milford Firefighter’s Community Hall - Milford Shopping Center, Lila Ave. Milford, OH 45150
Take I-275 to Exit 59 to Milford Parkway to Route 50 (Lila Ave.)

FOR YOUR COLLECTING PLEASURE: Brass 19th Cent. Engine torch; wood rattle, leather bucket, tole speaking trumpet, Waterous hydrant. Large brass front piece shaped shield. Electric hand lantern - Harris Bros. Dayton OH, 2 early Viking style fire axes, Nickel on Brass Dietz Fire King, nickel lantern bracket. C.H. Sutphen document folder (1930's).

HELMETS: Cairns metal Senator white w/leather front “Newtown Asst. Chief FD”, 2 MSA w/leather fronts “SFD”, Bullard w/leather front “SFD”, 19th Century leather European style also 2 French: 1 brass 1 nickel, German & Italian brass & a brass with side mount plume. 2 Cairns w/face shields. FRONTS: Leather: “1 OHFD”, “1 PFD”, “1 IFD”, “26 FFD”, “14 LFFCO”, “11 WBY”, “DFD”, “Lieut MRTFD”, “105”, “DOYLE 1 DFD”, “ROCKVILLE VFD”, “MIAMIVILLE FD”, “CABIN JOHN 30 VFD” and more. BADGES: “Springfield 48 Fire Dept”, “Cincinnati Auxiliary Fireman CDC #87”, “Captain Clifton Fire Dept. Ohio”, “Miami Township Fire Department Inspector”, assortment of English Fire brigade cap badges, “The Ohio Steel Foundry Comp. visitors badge of Springfield Chief Grover Frock, Braxmar “National Supply Co. Fire Dept. Asst. Chief 3” and “Safety Director 1”, “Auxiliary Defense Corps ADC Aux. Fireman Springfield, Ohio 65”, Braxmar “6” Lieut. cap brass,

SLIDES: 4 cases of 450 35mm slides from the Collection of Harry Knodel & 1 box of 82 35mm slides. RIBBONS: “4th Annual Convention Fire Chiefs Assoc. Springfield Ohio July 28, 29, 30, 1908”; “Compliments of Fire Patrol Tarrytown N.J. to Columbian Engine Co. No. 1 Peekskill, NY October 15, 1896”

PHOTOS: “Foreman” w/exquisite trumpet, Firefighter w/high eagle helmet “1”, Springfield F.D. OH. Station “8”, “White Angel pumper with men of station 5 Springfield F.D. OH, Chicago F.D. steamer; 8x10 of firefighter, Firefighter in dress uniform (unidentified), 2 military firefighters w/hi eagle helmets, Factory apparatus photos, 8'x10" B/Ws of Water Towers, UF fire mark, sm. “Queen of the West” steamer Springfield F.D. OH. Cincinnati and antique apparatus photos taken between 1910-1960.

ALARM EQUIPMENT: Reeve Electric gong, ECONOMY alarm bell, 10” alarm bell w/pull chain, Bell System Fire alarm station, Gamewell inner box with brass works.

NOZZLES: Nickle over brass American LaFrance booster, Brass hotel tips, UL pipe tip, brass Santa Rosa 1 ½”, cast Santa Rosa 1-1/2”, brass Elkhart 1 ½” fog, Powhatan straight tip. BOOKS: “The Story of the Volunteer Fire Departmentof the City of New York by George W. Sheldon 1882”, “The Fire Chiefs Handbook by Fred Shepperd 1932”, “SPARKS Fire Prevention Rhymes and Stories by Valine Hobbs 1926”, “An Amateur Fireman by James Otis 1898”, “The Young Firemen of Lakeville by Frank V. Webster 1937”, FIRE ALARM by Paul Ditzel”, “Chemical Fire Engines by W. Fred Conway”, “The American Firehouse an Architectural and Social History by Rebecca Zurier”, “Fire Engines in North America by Sheila Buff”, “100 Years of American Fie Fighting Apparatus by Phil DaCosta”, “Fighting Fire With Fire by John M. Peckham”, “Firefighters From Prospect by George P. Hanley”, “FOOTPRINTS of ASSURANCE by Alwin E. Bulau”, “Buckets to Diesels” Springfield, OH History by Cal Roberds; “Firehouse” by D. Smith & J Freedman;

EXTINGUISHERS: “Liberty” tin tube, International Harvester, American LaFrance & Fyr-Fyter carbon tets., CO2 tube type, National dry chem., 10” Presto w/box, Spray Products can. TOYS: Code 3 vehicles, TOOLS: Ahrens & Akron folding wrenches, Powhatan spanner, MTFD brass spanner, unusual brass spanner & DICKE brass pike tip. MISCELLANEOUS: MSA all purpose mask, "Fire Guard" arm band, 2 metal round bottom fire buckets 1- "Sand", Dacor Fireman’s Flashlight, Fire truck mail box, Centurion Detector in box, 2 GEARBOX “One of the Brave” action figures: 1850s Vol. Fireman & The Masked Hero (1869 Fireman w/Vajen Bader smoke protector) in original boxes with all accessories. AVON bottle “Alarm Box”. Fire Police car emblem & Fire Police Leather & metal arm band. SIGNS: "Ohio Farmers" insurance sign,“No Smoking Cedarburg fire Ins.”, “No Parking Fire Lane”. AHRENS-FOX: Folding rocker lug wrench. Howe Fire Apparatus name plate from the 1960's.

PATCHES: 2 Fire Protection USAF, Boston Rescue 1, Engine 2 Chelsea, Jersey City F.D., Tower Unit 1 Boston, Chief Revere, FDNY L-50 E-89 Cuckoo’s Nest Bronx, FDNY 280 In The Eye of the Storm, FDNY E-83 TL29 da’BUMS on da’HILL, FDNY Big Blue 3 Bronx & Harlem, FDNY Send Help Field Comm, Ft. Wayne Fire Dept., Husted Ohio F.D.

Additional Items Being Added - Photos Available at Auctioneer #3845

TERMS: All items sold as is where is; with no guarantees as to age, marketability or fitfulness of purpose. Cash or approved check day of auction. Photo ID required for obtaining a bid number. Payment in full required before removal. Absentee bidders contact the auctioneer for instructions as a few lots are not available for absentee bidding.

5623 Flagstone Way, MILFORD, OH 45150
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