Antique Vintage “THE ELKHART” COPPER & BRASS FIRE EXTINGUISHER” – for your consideration, this is an Antique Copper and Brass Fire Extinguisher manufactured by the “Elkhart Brass Manufacturing Company in Elkhart, Indiana, U. Which was the signature line of fire extinguisher for this company. THESE ARE EXTREMELY HARD TO FIND, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. This would be an excellent Christmas gift for any collector, fire fighter, or student of Americana. This will make for a unique and perfect gift for any collector or fire fighter. This beauty is very old as it is a copper & brass extinguisher with copper rivets along the back. TRULY RARE and ONE OF A KIND with the high gloss red enamel paint restored!!! As the pictures so, this one is polished to the point that you can see yourself in the copper and brass. DO NOT MISS OUT ON THIS BEAUTY!!!!! The original extinguisher hose is still with this antique and I have polished the brass connections to a mirror finish. Please, please, please look at the photographs as they tell the true story of the condition of this antique. The pictures tell the true story of this beautiful antique piece of fire fighting history. Extinguisher as it has a beautiful copper shell body with the original brass embossed plates. The original high gloss red and black enamel paint for the brass embossed plates has also been restored as well. I have restored the original paint on the cap and the front brass plates with high gloss black and red enamel paint. Everything on this piece just shines and tells a fantastic story of fire fighting history. This is an antique as the serial number is very low at “180260” off the original manufacturing run. Please, please, please look at all the photographs. I have shined this antique as well as possible but this was a tool to fight fires and condition of the copper shows it has been used to fight fires. There are a few noticeable blemishes, but this is not mint, and the copper body and brass embossed plates shine. There is some hazing on the metal because the interior contents of this antique made contact with its shell when being used to fight fires. This is an actual piece of fire fighting history and it does have some signs of use as a true tool of fire fighting history would. DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS BEAUTY!!! This will be a great centerpiece or conversation piece. DO NOT MISS OUT!!!!!!! This antique has the copper rivets along the back, and they are shined. The construction and serial number of this beautiful antique dates this extinguisher to the early 1900’s. The copper body and the rivets along the back are all present, in great condition, and clearly shown in the photographs. I have polished the brass connectors to a mirror finish as well. The extinguisher measures 24″ tall with an 8 and 1/4″ diameter. The copper body had been shined and the true condition is shown in all of the photographs. There are minor blemishes to this real piece of fire fighting history. The very few blemishes are clearly seen in the photographs. This antique dates back to the early 1900’s, based on its low Underwriter Laboratories serial number stamp, its rivet construction, and the brass embossed plates. Given this antique’s age, the condition of this beauty is remarkable. Also, this antique has its original hose and the brass connectors have been polished with its original fire hose still attached. Finally, this antique still has its original glass acid container, internal steel cage, and lead stopper, IT IS A REAL PIECE OF HISTORY AND WONDERFUL FIND. Overall, this is a truly beautiful piece. This beautiful piece was manufactured by the Elkhart Brass Manufacturing Company, of Elkart, Indiana , U. If you collect fire fighting history, steampunk, or Americana, do not miss out on this beautiful collector’s piece. And the internal ingredients and contents have been removed. The top cap has been bent as is clearly seen within the pictures, and I was unable to remove the cap from this antique. You may have been luck that me but I tried repeatedly to remove it without success. Please, please, please, look at all the photographs, they tell the true story of this beautiful antique and the copper body has been polished and. The original enamel paint has been restored to this wonderful antique!!! The bronze cap, with the attachment has been restored with the original high gloss red enamel paint and is excellent condition as well. Please do not expect that this antique is in perfect condition, it is well over 100 years old and was a piece of fire fighting equipment. It will naturally have some signs of wear and tear that comes with age. This is not a REPOP PIECE and is an authentic piece of fire fighting history. LOOK AT THE PICTURES, AS THEY TELL THE TRUE STORY AS TO THE CONDITION OF THIS ANTIQUE. THIS PIECE IS EMPTY , AS THE ORIGINAL CONTENTS HAVE BEEN REMOVED. NO ACTUAL INGREDIENTS WITHIN THE ANTIQUE EXTINGUISHER. T his would make the perfect gift for your collector or fire fighter!!!! Please, please, please look at the pictures. The pictures tell the true story of this beautiful antique. This is a piece of fire fighting history that is approximately over 100 years old. Please do not expect it to be in mint condition, it does have some small blemishes but this beauty shines and has a near mirror finish. Nothing that old is not in mint condition and this is NOT A REPOP PIECE, it is a true antique piece of history. If you are expecting perfection, please move on. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask. REMEMBER, CHRISTMAS IS QUICKLY APPROACHING AND THIS WOULD BE A WONDERFUL GIFT FOR ANY COLLECTOR OF FIRE FIGHTING HISTORY, STEAMPUNK OR AMERICANA. DO NOT MISS OUT ON THIS BEAUTIFUL COLLECTOR’S ITEM. PLEASE LOOK AT THE PICTURES, THEY SHOW THE TRUE CONDITION OF THIS ANTIQUE. THANK YOU FOR LOOKING AND GOOD LUCK. The item “VERY RARE Antique Vintage THE ELKHART Copper Brass Fire Extinguisher-Polished” is in sale since Wednesday, November 27, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Historical Memorabilia\Firefighting & Rescue\Extinguishers”. The seller is “banzark” and is located in Nixa, Missouri. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Year: 1900-1908