Rare teaching model of an hand fire pump, early 1900’s

Rare teaching model of an hand fire pump, early 1900’s

Euro 440

Rare teaching model of an hand fire pump, early 1900's

Categories: Scientific, Technology, Physics & Chemistry, Engineering antiques, Patent & Salesmans Samples

Description

A rare teaching model of an hand fire pump, early 1900’s.

In this 19th century fire pump the box was filled with water and at least two firemen pump the handles on each side in an up-and-down motion, to spray water on the fire.

Base: 22 x 10 cm; Height 27.5 cm

A similar teaching model can be seen here:

http://mediateca.uniovi.es/image/image_gallery?uuid=06728f06-e009-41e7-a587-9d86e9db8e61&groupId=10910&t=1289393591308

 

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