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Fire insurance marks were metal plaques marked with the emblem of the insurance company which were affixed to the front of insured buildings as a guide to the insurance company's fire brigade. These identification marks were used in the eighteenth and nineteenth century in the days before municipal fire services were formed. The UK marks are called 'Fire insurance plaques'.

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If you've ever visited Old Town, you've no doubt seen the oval metal historic markers adorning the front of many residences and old buildings. These little plaques are so significant that they are often mentioned in Old Town Alexandria real estate listings as a selling point for a property that has one. Anyone who has noticed and been intrigued by one of these signs in Old Town, has possibly seen the hundreds of other historic markers throughout our town. Alexandria, like many neighborhoods and towns with old homes or historic designation, has no shortage of historic markers and antique looking signs decorating the front of the various homes and buildings.

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I was thrilled earlier this year when I came across this superb antique Match Striker advertising the Sun Life Chief Office in Threadneedle Street, London, which was opened in by the Directors of the Sun Fire Office as a new branch of their already century-old business. In order to identify policy holders at a time when street names and numbers were haphazard, metal Fire Marks sporting the relevant company logo, and in some cases the policy number, were affixed to the front of properties. Made from iron, brass or lead, these metal plaques were designed to survive a blaze so that they might be salvaged and presented to the insurance company with a claim.

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The author would like to thank a number of people for their interest and assistance in the compilation of this paper, especially those who have drawn my attention to the existence of fire marks; the owners of houses who have allowed me to inspect, measure and photograph marks; Mr. The unfailing courtesy of librarians everywhere, in the British Museum, the Guildhall Library, Molesey Branch Library, and elsewhere, is something never to be forgotten. On the walls of a number of old houses may sometimes still be seen the metal plaques or badges erected by insurance companies to signify that the property was insured.

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An insurance company's fire brigade from a Hogarth print PD. As the Great Fire of London consumed the buildings, almshouses, schools and churches of the City of London inproperty owners watched their buildings and livelihoods go up in flames, each knowing that they had lost everything because fire insurance did not exist. Immediately after the fire, rebuilding and reconstruction of the City started.

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Small Wooden Vintage Plaques in great condition, collection from sidcup DA15 or i can post at a extra cost. Replica vintage coat and hat rail with white porcelain heads. Vintage brass and copper fire extinguisher 38cm high 9cm dia. Working when we put it into storage, but should be tested by a qualified electrician if you want to use it.

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Have you ever looked at the side of an old building-and seen a plate or plaque nailed securely to the wall? Have you ever wondered what it was? Well, chances are good that it was a fire mark, telling firemen that this building was insured by the company whose name or emblem was illustrated on the plaque.

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