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Extremely Rare and Important “Fireman’s Hat and Trumpet” Weathervane

Extremely Rare and Important “Fireman’s Hat and Trumpet” Weathervane

Firehat_Trumpet_close up_lighter     Firehat_Trumpet_1_lighter    H.Y.C. Hose No. 2 firehouse

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~ ITEM DETAILS ~

Dimensions: Ht. 30”, L. 33”
Date / Circa: c. 1890
Maker / Origin: Att. to J.W. Fiske, NY, From the HYC Hose No. 2, Unadilla, NY
Medium: Molded copper with a fine verdigris patina with traces of original gilding.
Miscellaneous: Provenance: Henry Y. Canfield, Unadilla, NY, who built the firehouse in 1890; to the town of Unadilla; the Lord family, 1949; private collection, 2004.

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