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Lot 426: Firemen, winners of the 1892 World Hose Coupling Championship.
29 October 2016
Yonkers, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Firemen, winners of the 1892 World Hose Coupling Championship. A modern pencil note verso says “Both were killed in 1894 when an explosion in a Butte warehouse full of dynamite wiped out the entire fire department except two men.” The names are written in period pencil. Cabinet card by Palais Studio, Butte, Montana.
Condition Report: [4-]