Fire Mark, Fire Association of Philadelphia, Lead, Reinforced Edge, RARE

Fire Mark, Fire Association of Philadelphia, Lead, Reinforced Edge, RARE, Image 1

Extremely rare, lead, hollow back, wire reinforced edge, policy number visible.

Date: Circa 1827

Measurement: 7.5" by 11.75"

Material: Lead, iron wire

Condition: Very good, traces of black paint, single additional nail piercing, else consistent with age.

Reference: See Bulau, "Footprints of Assurance" pages 46 and 47; also, "American Fire Marks, The Insurance Company of North America Collection", 1933, page 47. [Conflicting date of 1857]

$1,200

SKU: 505-173

For More Information, Please Contact David Hillier at 978-597-8084 or email drh@aaawt.com.

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