1880's Portsmouth, NH Moses H. Goodrich Steam Fire Engine Co. No. 4 Roof/Shingle Rake
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1880's Portsmouth, NH Moses H. Goodrich Steam Fire Engine Co. No. 4 Roof/Shingle Rake

Code: fdu00004nh

$195.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1880's roof/shingle rake for the Moses H. Goodrich Steam Fire Engine Co. No. 4 of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Steam Fire Engine Company No. 4 was established in 1871 and was housed at 42 Hanover Street. This rake has a red painted wooden handle with PORTS'M F.D. stamped twice upon it and a painted number 4 on the neck. The rake portion has four wide teeth.

VINTAGE: Circa 1880's.

SIZE: Approximately 36" in length and 12-1/4" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Iron, wood.

ATTACHMENT: Handle.

MARKINGS: PORTS'M F.D. stamped twice; 4.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Portsmouth, New Hampshire collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay SHOP VCEX14 LAGEX7/14

CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): The rake has some moderate wear and oxidation to the rake.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.