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1YThe American Firemen, Prompt to the Rescue. Print of Original Lithograph by Currier & Ives. Framed. 22 x 17 1/8 including frame. TBD
2HThe Pennsylvania Fire Insurance Company. 1825 - 1925 Clock. Metal. 6 1/2 tall x 4 7/8 long. TBD
3JHome Insurance Company Brass Letter Opener. Heavy Brass. Advertising Piece. "Compliments of the Home Ins Co. 1853 Fiftieth Anniversary 1903". TBD
4IREPRODUCTION Fire Mark of Firemen's Insurance Company - Bulau 117. Heavy Metal. Wheel has 6 Spokes. Circular. 12 5/8 high x 11 1/4. TBD
5EPolicy. Aberdeen Fire and Life Assurance Company. Policy No. 1058 issued from Seventh day of September, 1827 to Twenty Fifth day of September, 1828. Premium was Eighteen Shillings Sterling covering a dwelling in Aberdeen for Loss against Fire. TBD
5EReverse side of British Policy from 1827- to 1828. Policy is covered in a clear protector so that is what is seen in the two photos. TBD
6DFire Patrol Badge, # 281, 2.5 wide and 2 1/8 high. Stamped silver metal. Reproduction 8
6DFire Patrol Badge, # 281, 2.5 wide and 2 1/8 high. Stamped silver metal. Reproduction. 8
7DKids Book- 5.5 x 6.25, 28 pages of text and illustrations. 1951. In nice condition. 5
8IICalifornia Insurance Co. Black Bear on Pedestal. 5 5/8 high x 2 inches at widest point. Medal. TBD
9KFire Alarm Pull Box FRONT. Only the Front. F.D. N.Y 143 (Fire Department. New York). 12 3/4 long x 9 1/2. Very Heavy. TBD
10GPutnam Engine Co. No. 27. Presentation Piece to William Baulch Becoming Fireman for the City of Brooklyn. Aug. 3 1869. Wood Frame. Good condition for its age. Brown from Aging but some original gold on "P" "E" "C" "N" and "2l". Interesting Piece. 17 x 21 1/8 including frame. TBD
11EAAA California State Automobile Association. Auto Tag/Emblem/Sign. 3 x 4. TBD
12KFire Pumper Collectible entitled "Fire Alarms". From the National Fire Museum.15 inches long x 6 5/8 wide on wood base that is 1 inch. Very well made and Heavy. Picture #1 TBD
12KFire Pumper Collectible called "Fire Alarms." Has Serial Number 4649500. Picture #2. TBD
13QInsurance Advertising Match Holder. Used for Matches needed for the Kitchen. Front says "Compliments of New York Central Mutual Fire Insurance Co.. Edmeston, N.Y." Bottom says "Matches." 5 inches tall x 2 1/2 inches wide. Depth is 2 1/4 inches. Black Metal with Gold Lettering and Trim. TBD
14FTiffany & Co Plate designed exclusive for Commercial Union. 1997. Hand in Hand Society. Fire Mark in Middle of Plate in Light Blue with Cobalt Blue on Outside. Gold Rim and Lettering. 10 3/4 diameter. Striking Plate. TBD
14FBack Side of Commercial Union Hand in Hand Plate showing Tiffany & Co. TBD
15HHMutual Assurance Co. Reproduction Fire Mark of Buau 40. Determined to be Repro by Auction Verification Committee. Cast Iron. Heavy. 8 1/8 x 8 6/16. TBD
16KLarge Fire Hose. Very Long. Metal End Pieces are 2 1/2 inches in diameter. TBD
17HReproduction Fire Mark of Essex and Suffolk Equitable Insurance Society B731. Colchester, England. 1802 - 1911. Allied with Atlas Insurance in 1911 then Guardian Royal Exchange in 1968. Raised Border, Lettering and Crest. 7 3/4 x 6 1/8. Determined to be Reproduction by Verification Committee in 2019. TBD
18AUnited States Fidelity Guaranty Presentation Plaque. Brass Plaque to Agent Inscribed 1923. Entire wood plaque is 11 7/8 x 7 7/8. TBD
19GFireman's Brass Bell. Older Reproduction. Etched on Front "FIRE WARDEN 10 CHICAGO". 9 1/2 inches tall. Wood Handle. Base of Bell is 4 3/4 in diameter. Striker inside bell works well. TBD
20JAdvertising Piece from Pennsylvania Lumbermen's Mutual Fire Insurance Company. Small Booklet 2 5/8 wide x 4. 48 pages. Cover Page has become detached from rest of booklet. Interesting information inside for an Insurance Company. It is "A Handbook of Recipes of Spirituous Drinks Gathered from Authoritative Sources". Entire booklet are drink recipes. No date on booklet but it is fragile and old. TBD
21KShur Stop Fire Grenade. Separate Grenade that is Full. Shur Stop Holder Made by International Fire Equipment Corporation. Staten Island, NY. 5 1/2 high x 3 1/2 wide (give or take on the measurements). TBD
22SSterling Insurance Company. Sign. Cobleskill, New York. Made from a Wood Log. 17 x 9 5/8 with a depth of 3/4 inches. Edge of Sign has the original bark. Black and Red Lettering TBD
23QMatch Holder. Elmer A. Lord & Company. Automobile Insurance. 145 Milk St. Boston. Old Matches are inside the Match Holder. 1 1/4 x 1 7/8. TBD
24NThe British Fire Mark Book. 1680-1879. by Brian Wright. New Book in original packaging. TBD
25DBronze coupling from a fire hose. About 3.5 diameter and about 4 tall. Heavy. 10
26EBook. The London Assurance. A Second Chronicle. By Bernard Drew. Hard Bound. Published 1949. 334 Pages. TBD
27LCamden Fire Insurance Association, Camden, New Jersey. Agency Plaque. Burl-wood. Very Detailed. 15 x 11 7/8. Brown Background with Raised Lettering and Coat of Arms of Lord Camden. TBD
28GFire Alarm Box by Simplex. Red. 4 7/8 x 3 5/8 x 3 3/4 depth. Includes Key. TBD
29BUnited Firemen's Ins. Co. Reproduction Fire Mark. . Oval. Cast Aluminum 10 1/4 x 8 5/8. Lettering is Raised. Red Pumper in Middle of Mark is Very Raised. TBD
30IBrass Book Ends. Hartford Fire Insurance Company. 1810 - 1935. Each 5 3/8 tall x 4 1/4 wide TBD
31JWashington Fire & Marine Insurance Co. of Boston. Letter dated: New York, Nov. 19, 1886. Very good condition for its age. TBD
32CCFire Memorabilia. Heavy Brass Hot Place. Handle is a Ladder. 10 1/2 inches tall x 6 1/2 inches wide. Helmet, Various Ladders, Fire Hydrant and More. Interesting Piece. TBD
33EBooklet. Our Fire-Fighters. by John Anderson. Printed 1944 in Great Britain. Hard-Bound. 106 pages. TBD
34LBadger Mutual Fire Insurance Company Paperweight/Advertising Piece. Metal. 3 1/2 x 2 1/4. TBD
35GFireman's Cloth Hat. Has a Metal Pin Permanently Attached to Front Area of Side. 11 3/4 inches long. TBD
36JI.L.M Ins. Advertising Piece. (Indiana Lumberman's Mutual Insurance} Heavy Metal. 5 1/4 x 4 1/4. TBD
37KPresto C B Fire Extinguisher. Merlite Industries. Brass. 9 1/2 long x 1 1/2 diameter. TBD
38QFour Wood Printer Blocks. 2 say "Insurance." 2 that are "L" shaped say Insurance and something else. TBD
39AAUnion and Rhine Insurance Company. Berlin, Germany. Reproduction fire mark of E144 A9. 3/4x 6 7/8. Made by Walter E. Lee Company. Composite Material TBD
40HGlen Falls Insurance Co. Advertising Paperweight/Mirror. Frank Roberts, Manager, Philadelphia Office. 136-8 So. Fourth St. Mirror on Reverse Side. 3 3/4 diameter. TBD
41DFiremans Fund Lucite paperweight. NOS with original box. Has miniature 1985 stock certificate suspended in lucite. 10
42GLunch Box. "Emergency" LA County Firemen rescuing people from a fire on one side and rescuing kids from a building on other side. Various pictures on the sides of lunch box. Circa 1973 by Universal Television. Mfg: Aladdin Industries, Nashville.7 13/16 wide x 6 3/4 x 3 1/2 depth. No Thermos. TBD
43AAHartford Fire Ins. Co. Reproduction Fire Mark of Bulau 71. Composite Material. Black with Gold Lettering and Border. 5 1/2x 9 1/2. TBD
44KNew York Fire Department Examination Questions. Two Hardbound Books. Copyright 1929. One Book is 468 pages and Second Book is 299 pages. TBD
45BReproduction Fire Mark of Royal Insurance Company Bulau 896. Mounted on Wood in Same Shape as Mark. 10 x 13 1/2 including the Wood Backing. Nice Display Piece TBD
46KFire Grenade is full. Has Original Metal Container for the Grenade. Made by Red Comet Fire Extinguisher Company. 8 3/4 tall x 4 inches across at its widest point. TBD
47GOld Metal Letter Opener. National Fire Insurance of Hartford on one side and Lightly Etched Emblem with National of Hartford on other side. 7 3/8 long TBD
48BFootprints of Assurance ADDENDUM Volumes I and II. Published by the FMCA in 1975. This is a continuation of Fire Marks that are NOT in the Bulau book. TBD
49LPoster - Hold on to Uncle Sam's Insurance. The Strongest, Safest and Cheapest Insurance in the World. Framed with a nice Black Frame - Glass needs to be cleaned. 17 9/16 x 12 7/8 (including frame). TBD
50TThe Fireman's Family. Cameo Pitcher of Bisque Porcelain. Issued by The Mount Hope Estate & Winery as part of the Firefighters Series of Commemorates. Issued in 1983. Certificate of Authenticity comes with the Pitcher. Cameo on both sides of Pitcher. 5 inches tall. TBD
51LAetna Casualty & Surety Co. Sign. Interesting Shape. Brown Wood Grain Look as Background with Cream Lettering and Cream Frame. 20 1/2 long x 13 1/4 wide. TBD
52NBrass Advertising 100th Anniversary, Northern Assurance Co.of London. 1836 - 1936. Around the Outside Rim are Round Pictures of Fire Marks, Fire Pumpers, Fire Trucks. 5 1/4 inches in diameter. TBD
53CCPhiladelphia Contributionship 228th Annual Report 1980. Pamphlet. 36 pages. TBD
54IReproduction Fire Mark of Bulau 166 - Associated Firemen's Insurance Company. Baltimore. Reviewed by the Auction Verification in 2018 and determined to be Repro - reasons: Flat Back/no Spru/Grinding. TBD
55LMillers National Insurance Company. Calendar. Aluminum Front with Cardboard Backing. Black and Silver Background with Silver Lettering. Bottom has 31 Date Cards with a Saying on each one of them. Very Good Condition. Made by Rapid Signs, Chicago. 14 7/16 x 10. TBD
56DTwo metal belt buckles which depict three dimensional fire engines. Heavy. Probably circa 1970s. 15
57CPamphlet. Fire Marks of the United Firemen's Insurance Company of Philadelphia. 14 pages. Prepared by Albert Wills, Thomas Tye and Robert Shea. 1991. TBD
58JAdvertising Pad of Paper for The Pennsylvania Fire Insurance Company. Each piece of paper has the company name at top. The Back has the following: 1825 - 1900. Seventy Fourth Annual Statement. then the name of the Company with the Capitol, Net Surplus and Total Assets of the Company as of January 1st 1900. Below that are the names of the officers. 5 3/4 x 2 7/8. TBD
59GFireman's Helmet Shield. Independent Fire Co 2. Annapolis, Maryland. Black Leather and Lettering. TBD
60IAmerican Insurance Group. Advertising Paperweight. Front has raised etching of "1846 - 1946" with Home Office Building. Bottom says "100th Anniversary American Insurance Group Newark, New Jersey." 2 1/2 x 4. Back has two raised "feet" at top but not at bottom. Made that way so it tilts at a slight angle. TBD
61ENorth American Reinsurance Booklet. "following the fortunes". History of the Reinsurance Insurance Company. Soft Bound. Published in 1964. 32 pages TBD
62PSign made of Composite Wood type Material. Dark Brown Background. Raised Lettering that Says "Old Fire Marks used by Insurance Company of North America. Four Raised Fire Marks with their Dates shown plus a raised plaque that explains what Fire Marks are. 20 1/4 x 12 3/8. TBD
63HLondon Assurance Paper Clip. Gold Background with Black Background on the Fire Mark and Gold Lettering on Mark. 2 3/4 x 2 1/8. TBD
64GBrass Fire Nozzle. Heavy. 12 inches long. 3 5/8 diameter at widest opening and 1 1/2 inches at narrow opening. TBD
65XUnited Fireman's Reproduction Fire Mark of Bulau 313 or 314. Determined by the Auction Committee in 2018 to be a Reproduction. Cast Iron. 11 3/4 x 9 1/4. TBD
66APenn Mutual Fire Insurance Co. West Chester, PA. Agency Plaque. Composite Material. 13 1/4 10 3/8. Brown/Gold Background with Raised Gold Lettering and Raised Picture of Penn's Group meeting the Indian Group. TBD
67QMatch Holder. Advertising. Compliments of S.C. Sumpter. Real Estate and Insurance. Des Moines, IA. Aluminum Material. 4 3/8 x 1 1/2. TBD
68KRhode Island Insurance Co. Contents Insurance Policy that ran from March 3, 1930 to March 3, 1931. Insured the Wahoo Hatchery in Wahoo, Nebraska for $3000 covering stock and furniture. TBD
69KBrass SodAcid Fyr-Fyter. Fire Extinguisher. Manufactured by the Fyr-Fyter Company. Dayton, Ohio. 23 3/4 tall x 7 inch diameter at base. Empty. TBD
70VFire Protection Handbook. Hard Bound Book. Published by National Fire Protection Association in 1969. Thirteenth Edition. Exact number of pages is unknown without counting. But a whole lot. The book is 3 1/4 inches thick. TBD
71LU.S.F&G Baltimore, Maryland. Insurance Plaque. 10 7/8 x 12 1/2 Composite Wood Material. TBD
72CCReproduction Fire Mark of Copper INA Bulau #51. Cast Iron. 11 x 8 1/2. VM Mark on back side. TBD
73IHartford Fire Insurance Company. Paperweight. Front Side has Raised picture of their Building, the Stag on Top, 1810 -1921 on sides of top and Company name on bottom. Back side has an Airplane View of the company buildings. Brass. TBD
74SWm. H. McGee & Co., Inc. Since 1887. Marine Insurance. Plaque. Circular and Convex. 11 1/8 inches. Silver Background with Silver Raised Lettering and Sea Horse. TBD
75JHome Insurance Company. Very Old Advertising Give-away. Ruler on One Side - bottom says "Insures Against Loss and Damage by Fire, Lightning and Tornadoes".Other Side has a Calendar for the Year 1889. Shows Cash Assets of $8,084,146.88 as of July 1, 1888. Unbelievable good condition if this dates to 1889. TBD
76ZGermantown Mutual Fire Insurance - Reproduction Fire Mark of Bulau 153. Cast Iron. 11 1/8 x 7 7/8. TBD
77MCentennial Insurance Company. New York. Agency Plaque. 10 x 10. 1/2 inch high. TBD
78GGThe New England Agency Mutuals. 1879-1979. Hardbound Book. Never Opened - still in plastic wrap. So number of pages are unknown. TBD
79QMassachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. Advertising Mirror. Around Outside of Front Side says "G.A.Lindholme. 301 Old Colony Building, Des Moines, Iowa. Dial 3-4205." Damage to Front Center where it has torn. All pieces are there except small part of the right side of M in center. Reverse Side is a Mirror. TBD
80ERoyal Insurance Company, Ltd. Brass Paper Holder. Advertising. "One Hundredth Anniversary. 1845 - 1945". Heavy Brass. 9 1/2 x 6 1/8. TBD
81IInsurance Company of North America Sign. Made from Composite Wood Material. Four of the INA Fire Marks with dates as well as Fire Pumper and Lettering. All Raised. 18 x 12. TBD
82IFire Paper Coasters with Fire Pumper on each. TBD
83BBValiant Hose No. 2 Plaque. Composite Material. Heavy for its size. 10 v 3/8 x 5 3/16. Black Background. Border, Yellow Lettering and Red/Black Fireman Raised. TBD
84DTrade Card. Large (4 by 7) card advertising a 1907 Auto Chemical Fire Engine that is for sale by Combination Ladder Company. Blank back. Neat photo of Engine. 20
85HLondon & Lancashire Fire Insurance Company. Advertising Paperweight. Glass with Emblem on Bottom. 3 1/8 diameter. TBD
86GFire Truck Toy with Detachable Ladders. Red. Metal. Heavy for its size but not a lot of precise detail in the Casting when made. 6 1/4 x 2 1/4. TBD
87AChester County Mutual Insurance Company. Coatesville, PA. Plaque. Composite Wood Background with Gold Metal on top. Lettering and Phoenix Emblem are Raised. 10 1/8 x 10 1/4. TBD
88EEMatted Print but not Framed. Pencil Sketch. A Fire Engine in a Siberian Town. Sketch by our special artist, Mr. Julius M. Price. Signed Fred Pegram Eec. 11 1/2 x 9 1/4 with Matt. TBD
89BBPhiladelphia Contributionship. Common Reproduction similar to Fire Mark Bulau #5. Heavy. Composite Material. Black with Gold Arms and No. 906. 10 7/8 x 7 1/2. TBD
90CCAmerican Fire Marks -Modern, Spurious - Reproductions. Soft-Bound Book. Compiled by Al Wills, Produced by INA Corporation 1974. 56 Pages. TBD
91AAReproduction Fire Mark of B191 - Associated Firemens Co of Pittsburg. FIRE COMPANY with Fire Man blowing his Trumpet. Metal. 8 x 7 1/2. Black, Red and Gold Colors. TBD
92DNeat old pin depicting a fireman with red, white and blue ribbons showing a hand pumper and reading “Firemen’s Celebration and Tournament”. Believed to be pre-1910 but undated 10
93LMaryland Casualty Company. Advertising Mirror. Milwaukee Office. Mirror on Reverse Side. TBD
94KLiverpool & London & Globe Insurance Company. Domestic Servants Policy (now would be called a workers compensation policy). Policy Period is 13th day of May 1907 to 24th day of June 1908. The policy covers the one employee whose occupation was Coachman, Gardener & Handyman. Location: Waterford, Ireland. TBD
95HFire Sign from Mutual Fire Prevention Bureau, Chicago, Ill. "FIRE Look Your Plant Over Thoroughly Before LOCKING." Tin. 3 1/8 x 2 7/8. Black Background. Lettering and Border in Gold. TBD
96EBook. Hard Bound. 75th Anniversary 1916 - 1991. Auto-Owners Insurance. 133 Pages. History of Insurance Company in Print and Pictures. TBD
97HPhoenix of London Advertising Plaque/Sign. 11 7/8 x 7 7/8. Not Heavy- probably lightweight tin or aluminum. Some Damage on bottom left of "L" in London and by the 4 holes. TBD
98JFive Old Insurance Ink Blotters. They are: Atlas Assurance, Hartford Fire 1954 Calendar, Grocers Cash Deposit Mutual Fire Insurance; New Jersey Fire Insurance and Hartford Fire Insurance. TBD
99IFire Truck by Tootsietoy. 1970. Metal Truck with Plastic Ladder attached it moves up and down. Truck is 6 5/8 x 1 5/8. TBD
100ELloyd's of London Booklet. History of Lloyd's. 40 pages. No publish date except the financials show from 1984. 12 3/4 tall x 8 3/4 wide. Also included is a small Booklet - Lloyd's of London, A Sketch History. 24 pages and other individual pieces of paper from Lloyd's. TBD
101OSigns of Insurance. Hardback Book. by Edward Tufts and Lynne Leopold-Sharp. Published by the Fire Mark Circle of the Americas in 1991. 148 Pages 1 of 2 for sale. Reference Guide for Insurance Signs. TBD
102ESigns of Insurance Book. by Edward Tufts and Lynne Leopold-Sharp. A Fire Mark Circle of the Americas Publication from 1991. Excellent Reference Book on Insurance Company Signs. Signs in the FMCA auction utilize the numbering system from this book. Hardback Book. 148 pages. 1 of 2 sign books up for sale. TBD
103GReproduction Fire Mark of the Philadelphia Green Tree. Bulau 22-28. Reviewed by the Auction Verification Committee in 2018. They said: "Not Original Board" "Creatively Numbered & Coated to Look Like Original First Issue" "Modern Nails" "Tree is Not Magnetic" "Tree Has no Definition of Leaves, especially on Left Side" "Right Side of Trunk indicates Metal containing Zinc." . TBD
104GBrass Bottle Opener with Associated Fireman Fire Mark Bulau 166. 4 1/4 inches long x 1 7/8 inches long. TBD
105UThe Andover Companies. Large Advertising Plate for hanging. Heavy for its size. 10 3/4 inches in diameter. TBD
106LPhoenix Assurance Co. of New York. Agency Plaque. Interesting Plaque. Milwood Material. 11 5/8 x 9 3/4. Gold Bolder and Edging. Gray Background with Raised Phoenix coming out of the Flames. Gold, and Blue Coloring. TBD
107HFireman's Pin. Plaza Vol. Fire & Rescue. Virginia Beach. Past Captain. 1982. 2 3/4 x 1 3/4. TBD
108QAetna Advertising Item. Metal Ruler that pulls out and retracts. TBD
109FAlliance Assurance Office Agency. Brass Sign. Heavy. Natural Brass Background with White Lettering. 12 3/8 x 7 7/8. Minor Damage to sign on "I" of Alliance. TBD
110GFireman's Helmet Shield. Rescue. 286. Flower. Red Leather on Front of Shield with with Red Lettering. Back has Gold Lettering showing Paul Conway Shields, New Berlin, WI 53151 as Maker. TBD
111IReproduction Fire Mark of the Green Tree. Cast Iron. 11 x 8 TBD
112GV.F.D. Made in United States of America for Mar Toys. Tin. Fire Items Shown. Same Display on both Sides. The two pieces do not fit together. Both have metal "legs" - three on each side. TBD
113HMacClary Stabler Insurance. Advertising Thermometer. 105 E. Main St. Endicott - N.Y. Phone 5-3646. Coated Aluminum. 12 7/8 long x 3 1/2 wide. TBD
114SFootprints of Assurance. by Alwin Bulau. Published in 1953. The Reference Book of Fire Marks. One of two available for sale. TBD
115EFootprints of Assurance. Hard Bound Book. by Alwin Bulau. Published in 1953. The "Bible" for Fire Marks Reference Material. 319 pages. One of two available for sale. TBD
116JLondon and Lancashire Fire Insurance Company, ltd. Motor Car Record Book. Inside First page is Calendar for 1918 and Inside Last page is Calendar for 1919. 5 1/2 long x 3. A few pages have writing. Good condition for its age. TBD
117HDubuque Fire and Marine Insurance Company. Advertising Paper Clip. 2 x 2. TBD
118DOld Tag Topper identifying the bearer as a Marion Fireman. Assuming this is from Marion, Illinois. 12 by 4 20
119KSun Life Assurance of Canada Advertising Envelope. Postmark is Oct. 4 1913 from Philadelphia, PA. 2 cent stamp on envelope. In protective slip. TBD
120FFOval Plaque. Welcome Volunteer Fire Company. 1906 - 1976. Pride in Service. Oaklyn, N.J. In Gold Lettering. Red Fire Truck in Middle of Plaque. Gold Rim with Black Background. Composite Material. Back has "The Artcaster 19438" Engraved. Oval. 10 10/16 x 6 3/4. TBD
121HThe Real Estate Title Insurance & Trust Co of Philadelphia. Paperweight. Made in 1926. TBD
122JAdvertising Pad of Paper for The Franklin Fire Insurance Co. of Philadelphia. Small in Size. 3 5/8 x 2 1/8. Back Side has the following words in Big Letters "FIRE" "AUTO" "Marine". TBD
123FU.S.F&G, Baltimore, Maryland. Agency Plaque. Shield Shape. Burl-Wood? 12 1/2 x 11 1/4. TBD
124CFMC Freeport Motor Casualty Company. Advertising for 30th Anniversary. 1919 - 1949. Cover Folder with 2 Booklets "The Home Office at Work". 14 pages. Lots of Pictures of how the Insurance Companies looked in 1949. Plus copy of Newspaper article from 1984 on how Freeport, Illinois became the "Hartford of the West." TBD
125IGold Colored "Fire Department" Buttons from the New York Fire House. With Original Red Case. TBD
126SPeerless Insurance Company. Keene, New Hampshire. Agency Plaque. Wood. 15 5/8 x 10 3/8 Made by Cheshire Signs. Dark Burgundy Background. Lettering is White, Gold or Gold with White Edge. Small Nicks in Wood at Bottom Left and Top Right of Plaque. TBD
127HPaperweight/Advertising Piece. Pearlstone and Elliott Insurance - Bonds. RAndolph 4344. Red Leather Piece Stitched Together. 2 1/2 diameter x 1/4 depth. TBD
128eHorse Drawn Pumper Metal Toy. 2 3/4 long x 1 1/2 wide. With Original Box but box is Not in great shape. Circa 2000. TBD
129AAReproduction of Bulau 1078. Compagnie de Bruxelles Society. Brussels, Belgium. Composite Material. Back of Mark has a Walter E Lee, Inc. Sticker. 10 1/2 x 8 3/4. Raised Gold Figure and Lettering. Raised Border with Gold On Outside. TBD
130IPaperweight. The American Fire Philada. 3 x 4 inches. 1/2 inch thick. TBD
131PBook. One Hundred Years. by Jerome Gray. Hardbound. Short History of Fires, Methods of Fighting Fires during Past 100 Years. Reproductions of Etchings of Historical Buildings in Philadelphia and Drawings of old Fire Apparatus and House Marks. And Brief Story of the Franklin Fire Insurance Company in Philadelphia. Copyright 1929 by The Franklin Fire Ins. Co. 82 pages. TBD
132GBrass Paperweight. Bottom Front says "Home Office New Jersey Fire Insurance Co. Newark, New Jersey. Rest of Front has Raised Picture of Home Office Building. 4 Brass "feet" on bottom. 3 13/16 tall x 2 1/4 wide. TBD
133AEagle Star Insurance Company Limited. Agency Plaque. Lucite Material with the Round Plaque Protected Inside. 11 3/4 x 11 3/4. TBD
134N6 Highland Park F C No. 1, Member Plates. Five are Brass from Years 1935, 1940, 1948, 1949 and 1950. One is Heavy Paper from 1977. Each are 3 3/4 x 1 14/16 TBD
135JThe Franklin Insurance Company of Philadelphia. On Reverse Side "90th Anniversary Greetings. 1829 - 1919" Metal Advertising Piece. Circular. 2 13/18 diameter. Front and Back are Worn but Still Readable Up Close. TBD
136IIWashington County Mutual Insurance Company. Granville, New York. Insurance Policy. Number 103362. Policy Period: Fifth day of July 1850 to Fifth day of July 1855. Very Good Condition. No Tears or Discoloration. TBD
137EOld Insurance Company Pins. 28 mounted in shadow box. Picture has the company ID names for most of the pins. Note - the one for United Pacific Reliance which WAS on the second row in the middle is NOT there. TBD
138DSchool Lesson Notebook with Firefighting imagery on the cover. Many pages are filled with writing done by a student on various subjects. Dated 1915. 10
139IPreferred Fire Insurance Company. 1917 - 1967. Paperweight/Advertising Piece. Metal. 2 3/4 Diameter. TBD
140HPhiladelphia Insurance Companies. Insurance Agency Plaque. Wood Base with Black Background and Gold Lettering and Liberty Bell. TBD
141GBelt Buckle. Gold Plated Metal with Cream Background. Red, Blue and Gold Emblem on Front. Gold Fire Items in Center with "VFD" at Bottom. TBD
142HAdvertising Thermometer. Rollingstone Mutual Fire Insurance, 1883 - 1983. White Coated Aluminum. Black Lettering and Temperature with Red Border 13 x 3 5/8. TBD
143FAtlas Assurance Company Reproduction Fire Mark. Mark is Rectangular and mounted on Wood Board. Note at bottom says "A Modern Representation of the Original Atlas Fire Mark used between 1808 and 1876." Mark is 6 10/16 x 10 11/16. Back of Wood has both a stand for tabletop and chain for wall mounting. TBD
144FHartford Insurance Sign/Plaque. Composite Wood Backing with Picture Laminated on Front. Right Side says "Hayden's Keg. A symbol of faith that linked North and South during the Civil War." Explains how Hartford Insurance (in the North) paid a fire claim 5 years later to A.W. Hayden (in the South) once the war was over and he was able to file the claim. TBD
145KAttleborough Mutual Fire Insurance Company. Attleborough, Mass. Insurance Policy. Five Year Insurance policy to cover the Barn for $350 for the peril of fire. Premium was $3.50. POLICY PERIOD WAS 1ST DAY OF JUNE 1875 TO FIRST DAY OF JUNE 1880. Policy is in Excellent Condition TBD
146BRoyal Insurance Plaque Reproduction of Royal's Fire Mark. Made from Composite Material. 11 x 9 1/4. 1/2 depth. TBD
147KBrass Small Fire Extinguisher. 5 1/2 long x 1 1/2 wide. TBD
148CBooklet. The Philadelphia Contributionship. 237th Annual Report. 1989. 13 pages TBD
149LThe Halifax Insurance Company of Hallifax, Nova Scotia. Agency Plaque. Burlwood. TBD
150JBook. A Century of Achievement. Springfield Fire and Marine Insurance Company. 1849 to 1949. Published 1949. 66 pages TBD
151AForemost Insurance Company. Wood Agency Plaque. 5 10/16 x 8 9/16. Untreated wood on back with "Representing" Foremost Insurance Company and a smiling sun on front in Yellow, red and black. TBD
152KFire Fighter's Spanner Wrench. Seco Mfg, Inc. 2 1/2 Marked on tool. 10 1/2 inches long. Used to Loosen or Tighten the Connections (couplings) on Fire Hose. TBD
153JThree Insurance Ink Blotters. Dorchester Mutual Fire Insurance 1855 - 1940. Quincy Mutual Fire Insurance Co. Shows Financial Statement for January 1, 1933. T.J. Ingram, General Agent Fortieth Anniversary 1898 - 1933. Telling about a Fire-f Fighting racket over 2000 years ago. Note - this Blotter is torn on left side. TBD
154DNicely illustrated ribbon given out by the Cataract Hose Co. No. 2 of Akron, NY at Oakfield on Sept. 2, 1907 10
155GFireman's Helmet Shield. Vanguard Eng 2. Number 463. WIFD. Black and Red Leather with White Lettering. Back has gold lettering showing Paul Conway Shields, New Berlin, WI 53151 as Manufacturer. TBD
156DDBronze Medallion with Raised Bust of George Washington in Middle. First in the Hearts of Countrymen 1732 - 1932 Around the Outside. Raised Border and Lettering. Back Side in Small Lettering says "Copyright 1931 by Automobile Mutual Insurance Company of America. Made by Gorham" 7 7/8 in diameter. TBD
157KKiddle Brass Fire Extinguisher with Metal Holder. Appears to be Empty. 12 3/4 high x 3 inch diameter - NOT including the holder. TBD
158QLumbermens Mutual Insurance Co. Mansfield, Ohio. Advertising Plaque/Sign. Fight with Us Against Fire. Lightweight Composite Material (Tin?) with Heavy Cardboard Backing. 11 x 7 7/8. TBD
159LHelmet. The Hartford Wilson Style Jet Cap. Hard White Plastic Material. Hartford Logo on the Front. TBD
160VBook. The Historical Collection of Insurance Company of North America. 1792 - 1967. Published 1967. 213 pages. TBD
161FHannover Insurance Advertising Piece dated 1980. Convex. 2 1/4 tall x 1 1/4 wide. Has small holes on sides for mounting. Nice Looking Detail on the Front. TBD
162KHarmonia Fire Insurance Company. Stock Certificate. Dated Twenty Second day of August 1930. TBD
163RInsurance by The Hartford Agency Plaque. Lucite Front in Cream; Hartford Stag in Middle in Gold; Black Lettering. 11 5/8 x 11 5/8 TBD
164SHeavy Cardboard INSURANCE Sign. Whimsical Piece. 30 x 14 1/4. Bend in Sign in the Second "N". No rips or holes in outside covering. TBD
165FPicture Reprint with Black Frame. Bottom of Picture says "A foreman and members of the fire brigade of the Sun Fire Office. circa 1808. The emblem of the Sun appeared on the badges worn on the left arm of the watermen as well as on their fire caps." Some stains to picture or inside glass. Can't tell without taking it apart. 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 including frame. TBD
166GThree Wood Advertising Rulers. 1. Fireman's Fund Company. 2. Young & Bill Fire Insurance. 3. General Accident Fire & Life Assurance. TBD
167EBrass Nozzle. 9 7/8 long x 2 5/16 diameter at open end. TBD
168ARepublic Insurance Group. Since 1903. Dallas, Texas. Agency Plaque. Plastic Material made to look like Wood Material. 7 7/8 x 9 7/8. TBD
169CC10th Anniversary FMCA - St. Louis, MO 1982 given to members whom attended the Convention in St. Louis. The Arch On Ivory Base. TBD
170DNewark, NJ Fire Department Manual of Calisthenic Exercises and First Aid to the Injured published in 1916. Well Illustrated with exercises of the day. 32 pages. 4” by 5” 15
171SRoland Rechtsschutz Versicherungen Agency Sign. Metal. Raised Gold Lettering on Blue Background. 15 3/4 x 6 1/4. TBD
172KEagle Hose No. 2. Reproduction Fire Mark of INA Copper B51. Oval. Composite Material. 10 1/2 x 8 1/4. Black Background with Raised Border. Eagle and Lettering in Gold and Raised. TBD
173CInsurance Paper Items. 1 and 2: Payment receipts dated Oct 30, 1888 and Nov 6, 1889. 3. Envelope from Hayes & Cleaveland, General Insurance Agents. Rock Island, Ill. Post Mark appears to be Nov 1834. (per Google, Stampless letters were phased out after July 1, 1847.) All in good condition for their age. TBD
174HTravelers Insurance Advertising Plaque/Sign. Crafted by MTM Recognition. Oklahoma City, OK Gold Color. 11 3/8 x 8 3/8. Heavy for its Size. TBD
175CBooklet. Journal of the Fire Mark Circle. UK. 1984. Golden Jubilee Edition. 1934 - 1984. 60 pages. TBD
176GFireman's Fund Ins. Co. S.F. on Front of Paperweight with Fire Man's Helmet and "A Leader in Dwelling Fire Since 1863" Raised on the Back. Advertising Piece. 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 TBD
177IIConnecticut Fire Insurance Co. Hartford. Paperweight. 4 x 2 1/2. Extremely Good Condition. TBD
178KBook. History of the Johnstown Flood. Hardbound. 459 Pages. Copyright by Willis Fletcher Johnson in 1889. Published by Edgewood Publishing Co., TBD
179GEngine Engine. A Story of Fire Protection. Copyright 1939 by Harold Vincent Smith for the Home Insurance Company. 64 pages. Lots of great pictures of Fire Engines, Fire Marks and Fire Hats, Helmets and Shields. TBD
180CCHow an 18th Century Insurance Idea Saves Money for Pennsylvania Homeowners Today. Pamphlet by the Philadelphia Contributionship. July 1981. 17 pages. TBD
181KSaturday Evening Post Magazine Advertisement for Insurance Company of North America (INA) from 1947. 13 3/8 x 10 1/4. TBD
182MUSAIG Agency Plaque. Teal Background with Gold Airplane and Lettering for United States Aircraft Insurance Group. Silver frame came with the Plaque. 7 3/8 x 9 1/4. TBD
183ISmall Paperweight. Replica of the Fire Mark of the Philadelphia Contributionship. Paperweight Given away in the past by the Insurance Carrier. 1 7/8 x 2 5/8. TBD
184JThe Story of the Norwich Fire Marks. Pamphlet. 36 Pages. Lots of Great Pictures. Published 1994. TBD
185SFire Advertising Mirror Top and to the Right has "T of R," Ladder, "F D", Fire Hydrant. Black Background with Red Raised Items on outside of Mirror. 7 x 7 1/4. TBD
186JPolish Insurance Policy in Polish but covering a location in Wisconsin. Henrietta - Greenwood - Unionska. Vzajemna Proti Ohni Pojistovaci Spolecnost, Policy period is 2 Ledna 1918 to 2 Ledna 1923 -which translates in English to 2 January, 1918 to 2 January, 1923. Very Good Condition. But, can't read much else. TBD
187HU.S.F.G. Paperweight with Slightly Raised Emblem on Front. Back says "Fifty Years of Insurance and Suretyship. 1896 - 1946 TBD
188PBook. Vance on Insurance. Hardbound. by William Vance and Buist Anderson. Handbook on the Law of Insurance. 1290 Pages. Published 1951, third edition. TBD
189FHarleysville Insurance Sign. Harleysville, Pennsylvania. Given to their agencies. 13 1/4 x 10 1/8. Wood. Cream Lettering and Picture of their Headquarters with Green Border and Oval with HMI inside. Three scratches in wood on Left Side (below "Harleysville" and on "I" of Insurance. TBD
190ESmall Framed Picture. Shows Lots of People (Men and Women) along with Horses and Fire Fighting Equipment Going to the Fire. No Lettering on Picture or White Edging but on far right one of the equipment reads "Phoenix Fire Office." Picture is Dark or Faded but in Good Condition. Actual Picture is 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 but with frame and edging it is 9 1/4 x 5 1/2. TBD
191LMaryland Casualty Company. Agency Sign. Baltimore. Wood Like Material that looks Shellacked. Self Wood Color Border with Cream Background. Black Lettering except for Red Lettering for "Casualty Insurance" "Surety Bonds". Mfg by Pyraglass, Inc. Newburgh, N.Y. 16 3/8 x 10 3/8. TBD
192LGranite Paperweight from Fireman's Fund. Advertising that they wrote Boiler & Machinery Insurance. 3 7/8 x 2 7/8 x 5/8 depth. TBD
193KAmber Advertising Mug. West Hamilton Beach Fire Department. Mardi-Gras. Fireman's Fair 1975. 5 1/2 inches tall. TBD
194FThe Manhattan Fire and Marine Insurance Company. Agency Plaque. Burl-wood. 11 3/4 x 12 3/8. Dark Brown Background. Border is Extremely Raised. Lettering and Emblem is Raised but not as much. TBD
195HVolunteer Fireman Grave Marker. Heavy. Metal. Top has Fire Items - such as Helmet, Ladder, Axe in Center. Colors are Red, Black and Yellow with Gray Background. TBD
195HVolunteer Fireman Grave Marker. Metal. 30 inches tall x 6 1/2 inches wide. TBD
196CCWood Box with FICo and Fire Pumper hand stitched on top. Handcrafted by LJ Hedges for FMCA Convention in Philadelphia 1981. 3 5/8 x 2 3/4 x 1 5/8 tall. TBD
197HProvidence Washington Insurance Company Agency Plaque. Lucite Material. Black and Clear Background with Gold Lettering. Scratch on Bottom but only noticeable if close up. 11 7/8 x 7 7/8. TBD