May 21, 2021 09:00 AM EDT Downingtown, PA


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Early fire pump wagon, ca. 1747

Early fire pump wagon, ca. 1747. Purportedly made in England for a Philadelphia volunteer fire company. It was in use until the mid 19th c. when it was given to the Pavonia Hose Company #3 in Stockton and subsequently to the William Penn Fire Company #1 in 1900. It was donated to the present institution in 1925. Provenance: Property of a New Jersey Educational Institution.

Condition:Approx. 108" l., 64" h., 52" w. Possibly made in Philadelphia, ca. 1800, by Patrick Lyon. Both handles stamped illegibly with maker's name. Condition not examined.

Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$8,610
05/21/2021

 

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