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Fire bucket

Probably New England

1809 19-1/4 in x 9 in x 8-1/8 in (dia) Leather

Historic Odessa Foundation, gift of H. Rodney Sharp


“No. 1 / A. WHEELER. / 1809” is painted on the front of the body.

The handle is now held in place by an inner support.

Ex coll. H. Rodney Sharp

The leather fire bucket is painter green with a red banner across the front bearing the name of the likely first owner.  "No 1" and "1809," painted above and below the name, likely designate the fire company and the year Wheeler joined.