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Messer & Thorpe Bucket Fire Extinguisher

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.

Measures: 77cm tall x 47cm diameter