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Rare Pair of Fireman's Axe Parade Torches

$4,50022% Off


Rare pair of fireman’s axe parade torches, 1860-1880: Pair of fireman’s axe parade torches with traditional wooden axe handles and the heads made of tin acting as receptacles to hold lamp oil. Cloth wicks protrude from the back of each axe head. Made in circa 1860-1880. Excellent early black painted surface. Cut nails (and one screw) affix the heads to the handles. Very rare and boldly visual.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 11 in. (27.94 cm)Width: 40 in. (101.6 cm)Depth: 1.5 in. (3.81 cm)
  • Style
    Folk Art (In the Style Of)
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. There is expected, minor wear, but there are no significant condition issues.
  • Seller Location
    York County, PA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: fcs-0991stDibs: U080701849737

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    $110 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: York County, PA
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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