Item:
ON3513

Original WWII B-17 Flying Fortress Fire Extinguisher - June 1945

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Item Description

Original Item: Only One Available. This is a totally original late WW2 issue Model FF2 Fire-extinguisher manufactured by Randolph Laboratories of Chicago, Illinois. It is of steel construction and stands 16 tall with a circumference of 14 inches. The label is 90% intact and reads:

MODEL FF2

HORIZONTAL

CARBON DIOXIDE FIRE EXTINGUISHER

TO OPERATE:

1) AIM CLOSE TO BASE OF FLAME

2) PULL FINGER TRIGGER

AFTER USE RECHARGE IMMEDIATELY

CHECK CONTENTS EVERY 6 MONTHS BY WEIGHING

THE CORRECT WEIGHT FOR THE EXTINGUISHER, FILLED, COMPLETE WITH HORN IS STAMPED IN LBS AND OZ ON THE VALVE. RECHARGE IF 6 OZ UNDERWEIGHT.

TO RECHARGE

UNSCREW HORN, CONNECT TO CO2 RECHARGING UNIT AND FILL SLOWLY. (MAX. 2 LBS. CO2) ATTACH SEAL WIRE AT TRIGGER. REATTACH HORN. INDICATE DATE.

FOR GOVERNMENT USE ONLY

RANDOLF LABORATORIES, INC.

KATIE STREET CHICAGO ILL, U.S.A.

Overall condition is very good. Stamp on tank itself reads SPUN 6 45 meaning that tank was made in JUNE 1945 and issued for use on a B017 Flying Fortress Airplane.

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