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Alarm box key

Object Number: 
2216
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 x 1/4 in. ( 5.7 x 2.5 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: at top: "C / 393" impressed: at bottom: "393 / C"
Description: 
Brass fire box key with "C 383" impressed at top and bottom; found with shield-shaped yellow painted tin sign (2168) with key hook above inscription, "FIRE BOX KEY," at center.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edmund B. Child
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group