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Tilton & McFarland Fire-Proof Safes

Auction:
2314
Lot:
529
Sold for:
$235$200

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Tilton & McFarland Fire-Proof Safes, probably 19th century, brass plaque with two mounting holes, depicting firefighter extinguishing a blaze while five figures salvage undamaged documents from a Tilton & McFarland safe, a Salamander safe melting at the side, with border text F. Tillman, Tilton & McFarland, new York, San-Francisco, wd. 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-250

Keywords

Fire extinguisher, Safe, Safety