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Trumpet (fire horn)

Object Number: 
INV.8024
Date: 
ca. 1872
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. ( 51.4 x 21 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on side: "Presented to / 1st Ass't Chief Engineer. / E. [D?] Van Epps. / by / PROTECTION ONE / Schenectady, N. Y. / 1872"
Description: 
Engraved, silver-plated presentation trumpet; domed bell with shaped edge with molded scrolls; eagle head tassel mounts; inscription in oval cartouche on one side.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Fund Association of the 23rd & 24th Wards, 1933
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group