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Merryweather horse-drawn manual pump unit fire cart

1986.0096.0004

Merryweather horse-drawn manual pump unit fire cart

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Merryweather red horse drawn manual pump unit fire cart with four wooden spoked wheels and a metal sign 'Royal Patent. Merryweather Engineer. Long Acre London'. It has two red wooden handrails, metal levers to pump with two screws for attaching hoses to, a container for holding water and two retaining pins attached to a chain, painted red, used to hold the pump system in place.

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