There are fire extinguishers, and there is the Messer & Thorpe fire extinguisher! Large antique round Messer & Thorpe's patent 7 bucket fire extinguisher. Dating from the late 19th Century, this piece is in good condition with the brass makers plaque still present and complete with 5 of the original 7 buckets. Messer & Thorpe of Dockhead, London was established in the 1880s and patented a range of fire extinguishers ranging from 5 to 10 buckets. This rare piece was salvaged from the London Fire Brigade Museum.