Antique Copper Fire Mark

Regular price £200.00

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Fire Mark for County Fire Office in London, England 1807 - 1906

Copper Fire Mark depicting Britannia, a Lion & County.

Before postal services and formal addresses were widespread, fire marks were displayed on buildings to identify properties that were insured. This ceased around 1834, however some insurance companies continued to display plaques, known as plates, for advertising purposes.

Dimensions (approx. cm): W:17 x H:22

Sourced: London, England

Circa: Early 1800s