02-06-2006, 09:34 PM #1
Firefighting Auction - Cincinnati - 02/17/06
Antique Fire Equipment & Memorabilia Auction
Friday, February 17, 2006 7:00 P.M. - Preview 5:30P.M.
Holiday Inn Eastgate - I-275 and State Route 32 Cincinnati, Ohio
Take Route 32 East (Batavia Exit) to Eastgate Blvd.
FOR YOUR COLLECTING PLEASURE: Speaking Trumpets: 20 ½” (approx.) brass “I. T. Gillson Capt. H & L 2 CLEV. O.” and an 18” (approx.) pewter “First Prize Awarded to Thames Phoenix (?) No. 7 at the Fireman’s Tournament held at New Philadelphia, Ohio July 22, 1870 S. M. McMillen Foreman, H. C. Perman First Engineer”, Buckeye Roto-Ray (original), 3 Dietz Fire King lanterns, nickel lantern bracket, Grether hand lantern. Leather bucket, black, 12” T. “C. Lentz” handle off 1 side. Capitol View Fire Co. Morrisville PA. complete parade uniform.
GAMEWELL & ALARM EQUIPMENT: Box line recording set with punch register, time relay, tapper and Peerless take-up reel on original ebonized slate with connectors, etc. and original Gamewell name tag, bat wing keys, early brass umbrella tapper, Gamewell original cut sheets, 2 catalogues, 6” brass turtle gong. Alarm Box #115 cast iron with instructional door, #52 made of Herculite, #82 with rare “Arrestolarm” added, brass inner works box, Local Energy type inner works & a large cast box finial. “CP-FD” alarm box pedestal door from Cincinnati.
HELMETS: 2 Pettibone high eagle metals one with shield, leather “Franklin F.D.” (OH), “LT 35” (metal shield - possibly Pittsburgh), metals “Dunlap”, “Venice”, “Scotia”, “PFD”, “Youngstown" - with metal shield and applied brass lettering, early brass German and British, Face Guard helmet, British plastic “Cumbria Fire Service”, German WWII. MSA's & a SAFECO. Helmet shields: Conway LA B5 Chief, Montreal, Cincinnati Ladder 12 & Dist 1 ATO.
EXTINGUISHERS: Apparatus types: SEACO (Seagrave), American LaFrance Rough Rider, KONTROL by Stempel & “Presto”. Other extinguishers: Phister (polished brass), Pyrene auto type and heavy vehicle hand pump polished with bracket, brown glass extinguisher bottle, acid bottles for 2 1/2 gallon extinguishers embossed with the name "Combination Ladder Co. - Providence", Shur Stream carbon tet, Fireen dry powder, Soda/acid Hi-Klas by Wirthlin-Mann, Cincinnati Ohio, tin tube, Civil Defense issue 4-gallon hand pump, polished extinguisher lamp.
BADGES: Youngstown Airport FD, 3 Girard FD PA., Cincinnati Oval pin back, Cincinnati copper center & Cincinnati Salvage Corps, Arlington Heights cap, U.S. Air Force with 4 bugles, Dutch cap, “Las Cascadas” pin back by Stafford of Fulton St. NY., Indianapolis CD, Monroe, Pocatello, Greebay, Vincennes, and a Frigidaire fire brigade.
NOZZLES: Larkin shutoff, Wooster Fire Mist, UL playpipes w/wraps and 1 polished, 1 ½” polished Navy, 2 ½” Red plastic w/handles, Hardie pistol style, American Fire Engine Co, Cincinnati., OH tip, brass industrial types, small brass with shut off handle, Elkhart 1 ½” mushroom fog, 2 piece straight tip with 2” thread, American LaFrance 2 ½” Foamite, 1½” Steel straight tip, brass 1 ½” straight tip and a polished steamer type.
BOOKS: “The Fire Engine Book” by Pryor 1934, “YELLOWSTONE on FIRE”, “The Ash Wednesday Storm”, “20,000 Alarms”, “Stirring the Ashes”, Fantastic pair of original bound Cincinnati Fire Dept. Annual Reports 1859-1876, “Flames & Follies”, “The Fire Yellowstone National Park”, “Fire Engines”, “Black & White & Red All Over”, “Fire and Water”. “Fire Apparatus 1863 – 1963”, 1948 Edition WNYF, “Constitution & By-Laws Harrison Oh F.D. 1948, Blair’s Fire Survival & Prevention”, “Brotherhood” Sept. 11, Memorial Edition, reprint of “History of Cincinnati Fire Dept.”, Annual Reports: Louisville KY FD 1986, Cincinnati 1980 & 1983.
APPARATUS NAME PLATES: JACO, Howe shield, Ahrens-Fox, International (script), Seagrave enamel & large 1950's cast nose piece from a 70th Anniversary style rig.
ART WORKS: Steamer metal art wall hanging, set of 4 lithos of hand apparatus, framed fire boat print, 1871 Chicago Fire wall hanging, 4 FDNY prints of motorized apparatus, matted litho of steamer.
TOYS: Matchbox large Snorkel NIB, Radio Shack chief helmet, snorkel bucket fire engine, Coast Guard fire boat, water squirt extinguisher, 1/60 scale die cast ladder truck & TEXACO fire helmet with original box.
GAUGES & TOOLS: 1920's vintage Seagrave pump gauge, General Fire Extinguisher Corp. large air & water gauges, Akron Brass and other spanner wrenches, hand axes - one is hand forged, chrome pike tip, brass pike tips, 4-man hose holder, folding wooden attic ladder, brass 2 ½” male to 2-1 ½” female fittings.
MISCELLANEOUS: Pair of nickel plated Vesta drum headlights with original lenses, wrist lantern by Post Cincinnati OH, metal fire buckets, electric hand lantern, Norwood F.D. 1905-1974 commemorative plate, original ads for Stutz of Indianapolis, Indiana ladder & engine & Childs apparatus of Utica, New York. Rare invoice from 12-22-1892 American Fire Engine Co. Cincinnati, Ohio, Dietz Mill lanterns, 6 small reproduction insurance marks, Sireno #70 6-volt brass/copper working siren with bracket, Sirenlite #20 6-volt (as is), 10” 6-volt alarm bell, decorative fire bucket lamp with old fire equipment shade, forest fire scene motion lamp, , exceptional Lane & Bodley advertising piece, Ezra Brooks steamer decanter, Dietz tear drop spot light complete with yoke and a #200 red light w/base, framed photo of Oakley (Cinti.) Fire Station, Avon after shave ladder bottle and 2 Avon steins, Post cards: Cinti FD: Water tower, “Fighting the flames” & “Engine 3” and a Marion, OH.; 4 commemorative mugs, Viking Auto. sprinkler sign, Rockwood 6” alarm bell, Grinnell reserve sprinkler box w/wrench & 5 heads, New York Fire Patrol & Dallas FD uniform buttons, small paper ad for Buckeye Fire Dept. accessories.
AHRENS-FOX: Apparatus bell from 1917 model M-4 on pedestal, factory bulletins (Sytsma reprints), Model A piston pumper advertising post card, nickel steamer pipe with tip, factory mold, belt drive siren, tips, yard long WWI photo of Camp Taylor, Kentucky Ahrens-Fox engines, outstanding large nickel double female steamer to 2 ½” reducer, name plate, motor plate and an Ahrens-Fox Moto-Meter. And there will definitely be MORE items to come!
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 a few lots are not available for absentee bids.
NOTE: A numbered order of sale catalogue is available from the auctioneer for $5.00 prior to the auction; you must include a S.A.S.E. with your request. Photos of many of the auction items can be viewed at: http://www.youngstownfire.com/phpbb/...pic.php?t=5195
HOWARD W. KUHNELL, JR. AUCTIONEER
605 GARFIELD AVE. MILFORD, OH 45150
513-831-5398 OR: email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fire flea market at the same location as the auction on Saturday the 18th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 62 tables of old and new fire related items from t-shirts and patches to apparatus parts and fire antiques. All vendor spaces have been sold.
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02-15-2006, 06:29 AM #2
The auction is this Friday and the fire flea market is Saturday. Here's your chance to buy that treasure you've been searching for! The flea market features modern items as well as older collectibles such as will be in the auction. Check out the pictures in the web site link in the previous post!
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