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Firex glas ball fire extinguisher with original packaging, 1901-1970.

Firex glas ball fire extinguisher with original packaging, 1901-1970.
3 1 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm

Description

The fusible link on the bottom of this glas ball would melt during a fire, causing a pin to break the glas and spray the extinguishing fluid onto the flames.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10306395

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