Vintage "rare" 1 Qt Pyrene Brass Fire Extinguisher - Hickman "sea Sled" on 2040-parts.com
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
This is an empty vintage and "RARE" brass fire extinguisher made by the Pyrene Mfg. Co. of Newark, NJ and it is the 1 qt. model. It comes with a Pyrene mounting bracket which has a new coat of black paint. This was made for "THE SEA SLED CORPORATION" and on the top of the domed part of the extinguisher it is embossed in the brass SEA SLED. The Sea Sled had an innovative hull design that is still used today by many boat manufacturers but failed to catch on with boaters in the last century. This is the 1 qt. model and it has been polished and lacquered. It has a few small dents and they can be seen in the pictures. The largest one is on the label at the "a" for laboratories. The other 2 dents are to the left of the label in the center. It is very rare to find a Pyrene with a boat manufacturers name embossed in the brass. I know of no other Sea Sled Pyrenes. I have pictured a late 1930's General fire extinguisher in which GAR WOOD is embossed in the brass. This is 1 of 3 known of this GAR WOOD General model and of coarse not part to this sale. General also made fire extinguishers for Chris-Craft and featured them in their accessory catalogs from 1937 to 1960. I have had 2 Chris-Craft embossed Generals in the past. I believe that this is a 1926 model by the paint scheme on the label. I will also include 2 vintage ads for Sea Sled boats. If you have that vintage Sea Sled that needs that extra something at you next boat show, this is the one for you. Please check out my other vintage fire extinguishers I have listed. I ship world wide.
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