1930S 'SF' FIREFIGHTER HELMET W/SHIELD-E..D. BULLARD CO
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Up for auction is a firefighter's leather helmet with shield marked 'S.F.' which is possibly from the 1930's. Helmet measures approx. 14" in length, 11" wide at brim area and 7 1/2" high. Inside measures approx. 8 1/2" x 6" which appears to be a size 7. Strap is still intact and in good condition and also hook for hanging up. Inside label states 'HARD BOILED; MADE IN U.S. BY PACIFIC SAFETY EQUIPMENT CO., SAN FRANCISCO, CA AND E. D. BULLARD CO. 275 EIGHTH ST. SAN FRANCISCO' along with patent numbers from 1928 and 1930 and size which is very faint and I believe to read size '7'. Helmet is in of course used condition, but still in good condition for its age. I AM ACTUALLY VERY CURIOUS AS TO WHAT TYPE OF FIRES THIS HELMET SAW OR FOUGHT!!!! WHAT A GREAT PIECE OF EARLY FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENT TO ADD TO YOUR COLLECTION!!! Over the next several weeks we will be offering a huge firefighting memorabilia collection from the estate of a former WISCONSIN firefighter. His estate represents 60 years of collecting and has since been in storage for an additional 20 years. The family hopes that once again