PRE 1960 LAD*78 FF FRONT..... https://www.ebay.com/itm/225242377337?hash=item34717dec79:g:5s4AAOSwIQRjaXe6
That seller is a Staten Island antiques shop called Objects of Interest (you can see the ramen restaurant's reflection from across the street in some photos). They seem to often have FDNY or at least purportedly FDNY antiques for sale.255 ? ...
FIREMANS LEATHER HELMET FDNY LIEUTENANT USED HERO AS IS | eBay<p>This is a Vintage, FIREMANS LEATHER HELMET. FDNY LIEUTENANT on BADGE, #255. Helmet is USED. Appears to be size small. Has Visors, Neck & Ear Cover. SEE ALL PHOTOS. SELLING AS IS. REALLY NICE DISPLAY ITEM. WONT LAST..</p>www.ebay.com
1959, and officially for ease of interoperability.What year did the fdny switch to the passport style fronts ? Also why did they?
Where is Divison 11 out of?