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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 631

    A DUTCH HANDMADE BRASS AND COPPER SCALE MODEL OF A FIRE ENGINE

    CIRCA 1903

    Price Realised  

    A DUTCH HANDMADE BRASS AND COPPER SCALE MODEL OF A FIRE ENGINE
    CIRCA 1903
    The sides inscribed No. 29 and Waterzijde, with original presentation letter dated Rotterdam, 19 December 1903
    14.5 cm. high x 25 cm. long


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    This model was a gift to Mr. H. van Dam, commander of department No. 29 of the Rotterdam fire brigade at the anniversary of his 12,5 year jubilee on 19 December 1903.

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