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F.W. Carpenter Cast Iron No. 33 Horse Drawn Fire Pumper Engine Wagon *SOLD*

F.W. Carpenter ca. 1880s Cast Iron No. 33 Horse Drawn Fire Pumper Engine Wagon

We have for you this ca. 1880s beautiful cast iron No. 33 horse-drawn fire pumper wagon that was manufactured by Francis W. Carpenter of Port Chester, New York.

This piece is in great all original condition with no breaks, restorations, repairs, or touch-ups. This piece shows the usual patina, fading, dust, chips, scuffs, surface rust, scratches, missing accessories, and wear that are to be expected from age and play. This is approximately 19” L.  We invite you to view the photos to further determine quality and condition.

 

 

A brief history of Francis W. Carpenter of Port Chester, New York: 

Carpenter’s company was founded in 1880 in Port Chester, New York by Francis W. Carpenter (F.W. Carpenter). They specialized in cast iron, horse-drawn vehicles. These Toys included what many collectors view as the crème de la crème, the “Tally-Ho Coach”.

Carpenter was in business until about 1890 when they sold their patent rights and inventory to Pratt & Letchworth.

Additional information

Weight 9 lbs
Dimensions 23 × 12 × 12 in