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Hand Fire Engines. Button Fire Engine Company, Waterford, N.Y. [1971 Reprint of 1885 Catalogue.]

Published by Button Fire Engine Company/ E. Green, 1885/1971, Waterford, N.Y./Troy, N.Y., 1885
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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This catalogue comes from the collection of physician Thomas S. Walsh, who conducted research in the area. Typed at the top of the title page of another copy of the same reprinted catalogue is the following information: "REPRINT in 1971 OFEC Box # 116 Pelham NY 10803 Catalogue 1885." The catalogue itself contains no date. Original red wrappers. 24 pp. The catalogue contains pictures and catalogue information for 5 Crane Neck Hand Fire Engines, pictures and catalogue information for Hose Carriages, pictures of 2 Hose Carts and catalogue information for 3, pictures and catalogue information for Hose Couplings, and names, locations, and distance records for 44 hand fire engines made by the company in the past. The company boasts that it has taken all but two or three of the first prizes at Firemen's musters or tournaments in the last 30 years. Previous owner's name and address stamp at the bottom of the title page, 22 lines of typed history from 1822 to 1848 with a source, Very Good. Two cards laid in with research information on Button Hand Fire Engines and Button Steam Fire Engines, and a receipt for Thomas S. Walsh laid in as well. Also laid in are two negatives of fire engines not from the catalogue. Bookseller Inventory # 019704

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Title: Hand Fire Engines. Button Fire Engine ...

Publisher: Button Fire Engine Company/ E. Green, 1885/1971, Waterford, N.Y./Troy, N.Y.

Publication Date: 1885

Binding: Wrappers

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: Reprint

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