Item ID Description Sold
1WEagle Reproduction Fire Mark of Bulau 47. Very Heavy Cast Iron. On back "Facsimile of Insurance Company of North America Fire Mark Issued in 1830" "51/200" "1988 Replica" Authorized replica - CIGNA produced full size replica. In original box. Mint condition. #51, edition of 200. 45
2BFiremans Fund Insurance Co. SF. Reproduction Fire Mark or Sign. Very heavy metal. 9x710
3CBook. Fire Engines & Fire Fighting. By David Burgess-Wise. Published 1977. 125 pages. 7
4DFiremens Insurance Company, Baltimore, Maryland. Reproduction Fire Mark of BU117. Heavy Cast Iron. Round. 11 5/8x13 1/418
5EGreat American Insurance Company. New York. Paper Clip. Silver color. On reverse side is the Great American high rise building at One Liberty Street, New York etched. Pass
6EPIA - Professional Insurance Agency Paperweight. Metal. 3 7/8x2 7/8.2
7EThe New Brunswick Fire Insurance Company. Ink Blotter. Pass
8ETrain Service Time Book. "Insure Now" "Compliments of the Continental Casualty Company." Inside cover shows 1934 Calendar and Back cover shows 1935 Calendar. Pass
9EHome Insurance Company, New York. Trade Card. 1880. 4 1/2x3.2
10ESmall pamphlet - Let the Strong Arm of SAMSON Shield You Against Loss. "Why you should have Liability and Property Damge Insurance" Auto insurance. 6 1/4x3 3/8Pass
11EAetna Paperweight. Mirror on reverse side. Pass
12VValiant Hose No. 2 Reproduction Fire Mark. Metal. 10 5/8x5 5/8. Pass
13EState Farm Mutual Auto Tag. Pass
14EFirehouse Collectibles Softcover Book. An Illustrated Guide to Fire Department Memorabilia from the Colonial Era to the Present Day. Published 1979.10
15FPhiladelphia National Insurance Company. Heavy Burlwood Plaque. 11 1/4x18. 18
16FOrient Insurance Co. of Hartford, Conn. Sign. In large Gold letters says "Automobile Insurance." Solid Wood. 16x6. 22
17FSaint Paul Mercury Indenmity Company Plaque. Burwood Wood. 11 1/8x10.16
18FHartford Reproduction Fire Mark. Heavy Metal. 9 3/4x5 3/4. Gold lettering and border. 10
19CThe Great Fire - Chicago 1871. Book. By Herman Kogan and Robert Cromie. Published 1971. 237 pages. Very good condition. 22
20FSmall Oregon Mutual Insurance Company Sign. McMinnville, Oregon. Plastic. 12 1/4x5 1/4. Pass
21FNorwich Union Fire Insurance Society Sign. Automobile Agency. Lightweight metal over cardboard. 11 7/8x5 7/8.16
22FSign. Springfield & Marine Insurance Co. Gray Tin with Black lettering and automobile in red. Says "Ask for a SPRINGFIELD Automobile Policy". 12x9. Damage on the "L" of Automobile5
23WThree Fire Department Buttons. Jacob Reed & Sons, Philadelphia. 5
24GTravelers Plaque. Lightweight Burlwood with The Travelers and Red Umbrella on front. 9 3/4x11 1/2. 2
25VAdvertising Item from Continental Casualty Casualty. Very small 1 7/8"x2 7/8". "Accidents will happen" This item opens up and shows that they have $1,500,000 in assets and have paid $6,000,000 in claims to Railroad Employees. Comment from LA - I like the bottom of front "We pay our Agents to represent us and not to talk against other Companies." 5
26GThe Story of Lloyds Pamphlet. 2 pages. Compliments of Sayre and Toso, Inc. Also, comes with 20c stamp with a 1860s Fire Pumper . Pass
27DYour Independent Insurance Agent Serves You First Sign. Wood frame with brass oval in middle. 12x92
28WThe Lore of Firefighting Exhibition. January 18 - March 7, 1984 at the Federal Reserve Board. From the CIGNA Insurance Group. 13 pages. Presentation Exhibit Brochure. 2
29PMiniature Reproduction Fire Mark of United Firemens Insurance Company - BU316. 3 1/2x2 1/2. Cast Iron. 3
30CHistoric Fires of the West. 1865 to 1915. Book. by Ralph W. Andrews. 192 pages. 27
31CVolunteer Firefighters of Louisville, Kentucky. By David Winges. Booklet. Over 100 pages. Published 1992. Inside cover is a note to the original owner by the Author Dave Winges and signed by him. 22
32CSt. Paul Communique. Published Winter 1991. Outside Cover has Fire Marks. Inside on Pages 13-15 is an article on Fire Marks including color pictures. Pass
33CFire - The Story of the Fire Engine. Book. by Simon Goodenough. Published 1978. 160 pages. 5
34CBook. The Romance of Firefighting. By Robert Holzman. Published 1956. 209 pages. 20
35CCatalogue of The Green Tree Collection. Book by The Mutual Assurance Company. 165 pages. 15
36VOhio Farmers Insurance Company Auto Tag. Leroy, Ohio. Note, this is listed in the Bulau book as 176. Brass. Hexagonal. Believed to have been issued for auto but also used for door place. Circa 1920. 16
37T10" plate created to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Dimond Brothers Insurance Agency. Nice graphics- made in 1967.Pass
38IBook - National Fire Codes. Vol. IV. Extinguishing and Alarm Equipment 1946. 675 pages plus at least 30 pages of Advertisements. No torn pages in book3
39IFire Extinguisher Here Sign. Same thing written on both sides. Light Metal. 8x5.7
40UHartford Fire Ins. Company. Written on Back" An Authentic Reproduction of Hartford Fire Mark - First Issued 1840." Tinned Sheet Iron. Black Background. Raised Gold Letering. Perfect Condition.10
41IToy Red Fire Truck. 4 1/4 inches long. 1 1/4 inches tall. Models of Yesteryear - 1995 Matchbook Collectibles. Replica of 1920 Mack.10
42IMaryland Life Insurance Co. Almanac 1901. 45 pages. 6
43IAcid Bottle. Clear bottle 5" high with original metal stopper. On outside of bottle in middle says "Patent" and bottom of bottle says "AMER LA FRANCE AND FOAMITE CORP" "No2" "ELMIRA NY" No chips or damage on bottle. 3
44IAttleboro Mutual Fire Insurance Company Insurance Policy. Massachusetts Standard Policy. Expires July 1, 1900. Pass
45INorth British & Mercantile Insurance Company Insurance Policy. Standard Fire Policy of the State of New York. Expires October 30th, 1918. Great condition. 2
46INiagara Fire Insurance Company Insurance Policy. Standard Fire Policy of the State of New York. Expires January 3rd 1896. 2
47IContinental Insurance Company Standard Fire Insurance Policy. From 5th November, 1892 to 5th November 18954
48IAssignment of Mortgage Document. New Jersey. Dated November 15th 1924. Pass
49VHero Fire Entinguisher. Unopened. by Boswick Laboratories. 4 3/4 high. Pass
50BGlobe Insurance Company, London. Reproduction Fire Mark of BU739. Heavy Metal. 7 5/8x7. Extremely convexed. 26
51XITEM PULLED FROM AUCTION. NO BIDS ACCEPTED. American Casualty Company of Reading, Pennsylvania. Sign. 10 1/2x13 1/2. Average condition. No Show
52GLloyds of London Fire Policy. Expiration date was 20th October 1964. Pass
53FBook. The New England Agency Mutuals. 1879-1979. By William N. Woodland. Published in Commemoration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Mutual Fire Insurance Association of New England. 124 pages5
54GLetter Opener. Brass. Clarence A. OBrien - Registered Patent Attorney Opposite U.S. Patent Office, Washington, D.C. 1
55HRisk Management & Insurance Book. By Williams & Helns. 741 pages. Pass
56WThe Songs of North America/The All Time Great Songs since 1792 Record Album. Issued to commemorate Insurance Company of North America 175th anniversary in 1967. Never played, one side does have two scratches, otherwise cover and record in very good condition. Pass
56WRecord Album - The Songs of North America. Second Picture. Pass
57WThe Historical Collection of Insurance Company of North America. 1792-1967. Book by M.J. McCosker. Published 1967. 213 pages. Pass
58WAn Illustrated Handbook of Fire Apparatus. Book. Published 1972. Emphasis on 19th Century American Pieces. By George Anne Daly and John Robrecht, INA Corporation Archives Department. 127 pages. 25
59HAetna Life Affiliated Booklet. Getting to Know.... 28 pages. Published 1962. Pass
60BStar Fire Insurance Company - Reproduction Fire Mark. Metal 8 1/2x10 7/8. 10
61BKent Fire Insurance Company Reproduction Fire Mark of BU735. Lightweight metal. Mfg by Walter E. Lee, Inc. 7 1/2x6 1/410
62BConemaugh Valley Mutual Insurance Company Reproduction Fire Mark. Heavy Metal. Shaped as an Indian Head. 10 1/2x8 1/430
63BRoyal Exchange Assurance. London, England. Reproduction Fire Mark of BU623. 5 7/8x7 1/8. Heavy Metal. 30
64BReproduction Fire Mark or Sign. Silver Eagle on Silver Hand with Green Branch. On back is "The Artcaster, Harleysville, PA 19438" FM9. Metal 9x1110
65BValiant Hose No. 2 Sign/Fire Mark Reproduction. Heavy Metal. Rectangular. 9 3/4x8 1/8Pass
66BPhiladelphia Contributionship Reproduction Fire Mark. Lightweight Metal. Made by Artcaster. 10 1/2x7 1/810
67BAssociated Firemens Insurance Company Reproduction Fire Mark of BU166. Cast Iron. Oval. 8 5/8x10 7/831
68BReproduction Fire Mark or Sign. Lightweight Metal with Gold front. Large black "R" and 1841 in black. 7 1/4x8 1/2Pass
69VRoyal Insurance Company Reproduction Fire Mark of Bulau 891. Heavy Metal. 9 7/8x12. 20
70BColorado Farm Bureau Mutual Ins. Co. Farm Bureau Insurance 1950. Reproduction Fire Mark. 11x9. Metal. 7
71BAssociated Firemens Insurance Company Reproduction of Fire Mark Bulau 191. Cut out fireman. 8 5/8x7 3/4Pass
72VInk Blotter. Norwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. Spencer C. Fish, District Agent. 1927 Calendar on front.Pass
73BUnited Firemens Insurance Company. Reproduction Fire Mark of Bulau 313/314. 11 3/8x8 7/8. Very Heavy Cast Iron. 28
74BCompagnie de Bruxelles Reproduction Fire Mark of Bulau 1078. Metal. Made by Walter E. Lee, Inc. 10 3/4x8 1/2.Pass
75VMiniature Fire Extinguisher (thought to be a salemen sample) by Merlite Industries. 5 1/2 inches highPass
76JAmerican Fire Marks Booklet. The Insurance Company of North American Collection. 2
77JThe British Fire Mark Book. 1680-1879. By Brian Wright. 25
78JFootprints of Assurance by Alvin Bulau. Published in 1953. The "bible" for Fire Mark collectors20
79CFire Fighting Apparatus - 100 years from 1863 to 1963. Book. 112 pages. 4 Sections with 400 photos and ads. 22
80EGerman American Ins. Co. Advertising Mirror. Pass
81GTwo letter openers - believe brass - from Kansas City Glass Co. First telephone number is GR 1-7430. Pass
82MInsurance Company of North American. Reproduction Fire Mark of Bulau 51. Copper. 11 x 8 1/2. 45
83IAcid Bottle. Clear bottle with no markings except "ACID LINE" on one side in middle. No chips at lip. One minor chip at bottom of bottle. 6 1/4" highPass
84NPicture of New England Ladder Truck. An Unusual Bangor Box City Service wiht Deluge Set, in Parade Dress. Framed. 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 Pass
85NPicture. Chicago Fire Patrol No. 3. The Patrols were Established One Week Before the Great Fire of Oct. 9, 1871, and were Literally Baptised by Flames. Framed 8 3/4 x 6 3/4. Pass
86TPressed Aluminum or tin sign for the Carpenter Mutual Fire Insurance Co. Measures approximately 11.5" x 9" and is blue, cream and silver color. Letters and design are raised.22
87TAgent Plaque for the Sun Insurance Office. Shield shaped with Sun logo of two firemen next to sun and picture of pumper. 11" x 12"15
88TState Farm bumper emblem. Painted steel. Dates to early 1940s with illustration of 40 Buick coupe. Scarce variant with long flange. New in original envelope with original mounting bolt.Pass
89TFire Mark type plaque issued by State farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company to commemorate their 60th anniversary in 1982. Painted cast aluminum shows the founder standing next to a Model T. Fairly scarce- as new conditionPass
90TTable lighter for the Hartford Insurance Group. 2" x 2" x 2.5" block of lucite with a small deer floating in the middle. A 1.5" lighter is inserted into top. Neat piece.8
91T13.5" x 20" painted steel sign for the Piedmont Fire Insurance Co. of Charlotte, NC. Company is a part of the Aetna Insurance Group and the sign offers "Hail Insurance on Growing Crops".Pass
92THistory of the Aetna Fire Insurance Company published in 1919. This is the leatherbound, presentation edition which is the rarer version. 260 pages of text and pictures.25
93TTwo complete isues of Harpers Weekly from 1871. These are for different weeks shortly after and almost entirely devoted to the Great Chicago Fire of October 1871. Nice account and many fantastic illustrations. 16 pages each. See extra photo of other paper.23
93TPhoto of October 28, 1871 Harpers Weekly devoted almost exclusively to the Great Chicago Fire which occurred on October 8, 1871. Filled with illustrations of post fire devastation. Some illustrations are full page. Contemporary fire history at its finest. The other issue in this group of two is from November 4, 1871. Both are heavily illustrated!23
94IPneumatic Fire Extinguisher. Red Color. No damage to sticker on front. 14 3/4 inches high. Pass
95IBy-Laws of Monell Engine Co., Washingtonville, New York. 6x4" published 1917. 16 pages. Excellent condition. 2
96IPicture of Building on fire. Identified as Fire Protection Art: Number 1. Matted and framed with wood frame. 16 1/2 x 13 1/2. 8
97IFoamite Firefoam Advertisement from The Saturday Evening Post. 3
98VSun Insurance Reproduction Fire Mark. Heavy Metal. 8x9 3/8.20
99IThe Graphic Newspaper - Front Cover only. From Saturday, October 28, 1871. Picture of Fireman rescuing woman from a fire. Titled "The Brave Fireman." Excellent condition - no rips. Pass
100IPage framed from Harpers Weekly 1865. Picture of "The Destruction by Fire of Barnums American Museum in New York, July 13, 1865"20
101AGrave Marker??? Very Heavy Metal. Eagle on top section. 11 3/4x7 3/4.43
102ABrass Fire Fighters Nozzle. 10 inches long. 10
103AFire Association of Philadelphia Reproduction Fire Mark of BU90. Cast Iron. 10
104AAssociated Firemens Insurance Company Reproduction Fire Mark of BU166. Heavy Cast Iron. 11x8 5/820
105AStockholms Stads Brandforswakrings-Kontor Reproduction Fire Mark of Bulau 1699. On Wood Frame. 10
106AGermantown Mutual Fire Reproduction Fire Mark of BU153. Cast Iron. Rectangular. 11 3/8x8 1/8.12
107AEagle Insurance Company Reproduction Fire Mark of BU195. Cast Iron. Oval. 11 7/8x860
108AHope Mutual, St. Louis Reproduction Fire Mark of BU286. Heavy Metal. 8 3/4x9 1/2.10
109VMiniature Brass INA Fire Mark. 3x 2 3/4. 4
110EAutomobile Record Book. Compliments of The Kansas Casualty and Surety Company. Wichita, Kansas. 64 pages. 5 1/2x3. Last page is a Calendar of 1918. Wonderful condition. No writing inside. 1
111ETime is Money - How Much is Yours Worth. "A ? of Vital Interest to All Men" 2 page pamphlet. 6 1/4x3 1/8.1
112EThe American Insurance Company. Newark. N.J. Ink Blotter. 6 1/8x3 3/81
113EGlen Falls Insurance Company Paper Holder. 100th Anniversary 1849 - 1949. Brass top. 10 x 5 3/4Pass
114TEpisodes of History in the Stories of the United States and the Insurance Company of North America- 1792- 1917. Small book with 96 pages. Published by and for the INA.5
115TCast metal, 5.5" statue of Peter Stuyvesant made for the Stuyvesant Insurance Company. Great detail and nice condition. This was used as a desktop ornament or perhaps a paperweight.30
116TNeat paper sign for windstorm, cyclone and tornado insurance in the Connecticut Fire Insurance Company. Picture shows the Result of a terrific tornado near Huntley, Il on March 24, 1904.Pass
117KDalmatian Dog Statue with Fire Hat. 4 1/2" high with 3" round base. Made by Byers Choice 2002. 2
118KBear Statue with Red SFD Hat. 5" high. Handmade by Bears, Etc. 2
119VAllstate Insurance Companies Auto decal. Hard cardboard. Says "The owner of this car has provided for payment of medical expenses for each passenger injured up to" "Two Thousand Dollars" is written over $20007
120KPaperweight. Glass. Etched Fireman carrying a small person (child?). 4
121IFire Hydrant Mug with Cover. 9 inches high. Rumson Fire Co. New Jersey on one side. Oceanic H & L Co. #1, Inc. 1977 with 1000 G. P. M. Hahn Pumper on either side. 3
122IFire Extinguisher. Copper. Kontrol - Stempel Fire Extinguisher Mfg. Co. St. Louis, MO. 24" high7
123IThermet Dry Chemical Fire Extinguisher for Automobiles. Heavy so appears it was never opened. 6 3/4 high. Pass
124IPyrofite Fluid Fire Extinguisher. Brown Glass Cylinder. Empty. 10 7/8 inches high. 12
125INickel Fire Extinguisher. Model DS Rough Rider. Mfg is American LaFrance and Foamit Corporation. 23 1/2 tall. 10
126RThe Franklin Fire Insurance Company of Philadelphia. Stock Certificate. Dated 1935. 6
127BAmerican Fire Marks Pamphlet. 10 pages. Very good condition. 1
128RHarmonia Fire Insurance Company. Buffalo, New York. Stock Certificate. Dated 1928. Pass
129T8.5" x 14" Policy written by the Baltic Fire Insurance Company in 1868. Company was not in business long. Original document.Pass
130VFamous American Fire Marks - compliments of Transamera Insurance. 9 Miniature fire marks on wood. 6x6.4
131OFiremans Fund Insurance Company Wood Ruler. On Back says "Fire, Automobile, Marine and Windstorm Insurance"Pass
132OAdvertising Mirror. Chas. A. Stone Agency. Baltimore, Maryland. Fire and Marine Underwriters of the Automobile Insurance Company. Pass
133ODocument/Paper Clip. Depaoli Fire Insurance. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 24
134OAdvertising Mirror. Henry Holland. Buffalo, N.Y. Pass
135OBelt Buckle. Hartford Fire Ins. Co. Pass
136ODocument/Paper Clip. Manhattan Fire & Marine Insurance Co. New York. 26
137OAdvertising Mirror. H. Dalmar & Co. Chicago, Illinois. Pass
138OAuto Tag. Wallaces Farmer and Iowa Homestead Service Bureau. Des Moines, Iowa. 20
139OAuto Tag. American Auto Insurance Association. Freeport, Ill. 41
140OAuto Tag. Midwest Automobile Underwriters. Freeport, Illinois35
141OPaper Weight. The American Fire, Philadelphia. GlassPass
142CBook. The Republic Story - a monograph on the history of Republic Insurance Company. 195 pages. Published 1953. Also with this book: 2 page Supplement to The Republic Story - issued June 1973 and booklet called Republic Financial Services, Inc. 25 pages of presentation made in 1976. 2
143CBook, Hardback. Fire and Firefighters by John Morris. Copyright 1954. 393 pages. 10
144VAuto Tag. Farmers Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. Madison, Wisconsin. Mounted on Wood. 5
145SThe Home Insurance Company Pamphlet. Men of Vision During 125 Years. By Robert Tullis. 25 pages.Pass
146QMoney Clip. Sun Alliance 1710. Gold color. Donated by Howard Girdlestone. All proceeds to FMCA.1
147QPill Box. Preferred Accident & Ins. Co. of N.Y. On reverse side says "Cheapest and Best Policies." Lightweight Tin. Opens up to put pills. Donated by Howard Girdlestone. All proceeds to FMCA7
148QTwo FMCA Pins. Donated by Howard Girdlestone. All proceeds to FMCA. 5
149QLumbermens Letter Opener. 75th Anniversary. 1895 -1970. With black holder. All Proceeds to FMCA10
150QThe Great Boston Fire 1872. Booklet. 55 pages. 10 1/4x12 1/4. Very good condition. No rips. 7
151YHartford Fire Ins. Co. Metal Ruler with Pencil/Pen Storage. Orange with Black Lettering. Losses Paid $30,000,000. 10
152YState Auto Automobile Badge. Red and Blue with White Lettering. Round. Pass
153YLitchfield Mutual Policies. Blue policy, policy number 16502 dated 2 November 1865. Tan policy, Policy number 37516 Dated 8 August 1885. 3
154YAetna Insurance Company policy. 1891. Large. Pass
155YVarious Insurance Company Rulers - all Wood. 2
156YCounty Fire Office (UK) Two-fold hand bill from 1852 containing company information and the Terms and Conditions for membership. Very good condition and rare. Pass
157YInsurance Trade Cards - Lot of 5. Three are from Farmers and Traders Life Insurance Company. One from National Grange, One from Assurances Generales vie Accidents No.65533; Incendie. One from Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. One of the five is a post card of a horse drawn pumper. 3
158YKansas Farm Bureau Insurance Company Auto Badge Tag. Pass
159YNew York Life Insurance Company bronze employee award - 1927. Pass
160YTrezevant & Cochran Copper cup rest - British made. 6