ANTIQUE brass MUFFIN BELL hand held FIRE ALARM fireman HORN school HELMET truck
Please ask any relevant questions which are answered promptly and honestly. NOTE: I Show bell with one muffin removed when setting up my interior photo shot, This muffin does thread on and off nicely _____________________ ALL ORIGINAL ______________________ Circa 1800's Rare and Unusual Good Form and Style from the late 1800's muffin bells are a gong-shaped or open-mouthed bells hand held wooden handled with Brass bells and iron mechanism often referred to as "muffin bells" and predominantly manufactured just after the Civil War used in the 1800's as fire alarm in both cities and towns that would have designated fire wardens that walkied the streets at night watching for fires. The muffin bell when put into action was very loud when rung alerting others of a fire and danger original old dry surface - good solid condition see photos NICE PATINA a few minor edge flicks on edge of this turned wooden handle not unusual or at all bad looking, a true sign of age... I just mention for accuracy Approx. Measurements: 9" Long x 4" Diameter Bells Approx. NOTE: I Show bell with one muffin removed when setting up my interior photo shot, This muffin does thread on and off nicely __________________________________ Items we offer are vintage or antique. There may be slight signs of nicks, dings, rubs or slight variations in color. The item "ANTIQUE brass MUFFIN BELL hand held FIRE ALARM fireman HORN school HELMET truck" is in sale since Friday, June 29, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Primitives". The seller is "estate-assets" and is located in Rockfall, Connecticut.
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- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Listed By: COLLECTOR
- Region of Origin: Connecticut Shorline Estate
- Size Type/Largest Dimension: See Listing Discription
- Maker: UNKNOWN
- Color: Yellow Brass Color with Patina / Brown Wood tone
- Signed: Unsigned
- Date of Creation: 1800-1899
- Style: VICTORIAN
- Material: Brass, Iron and Wood
- Type: FIRE BELL