21st Annual Miles Greenwood Society Flea Market and Howard Kuhnell's Auction


21st Annual Indoor Fire Flea Market and Howard Kuhnell's Fire Memorabilia Auction sponsored by the Miles Greenwood Historical Fire Apparatus Society, The Southwest Ohio Chapter of S.P.A.A.M.F.A.A.

Friday, March 16, 2012:

Vendor Setup: 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM (no setup after 6:00 PM)
Flea Market opens at 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (No selling of items after 6:00 PM)
Auction Preview: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Auction 7:00 to ??

Saturday, March 17, 2012:

Vendor Setup: 7:00 AM
Flea Market: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Tables for Vendors are $10.00, Contact Mark S. Hetzel Sr. at @patchguru213@yahoo.com

General Admission for Flea Market: $3.00 one day or $5.00 both days. Admission to Auction only is free.


Cincinnati Air Conditioning Company, 2080 Northwest Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45231. Springfield Township, OH (Suburban Cincinnati)

Ample parking!


Now taking consignments! Call me or e-mail for commission rates, etc. Howard Kuhnell 513-831-6398 or howdi@fuse.net

Attached are a few photos of auction items which include:
Already consigned: Large Mack apparatus bell with bracket, Dietz Seagrave brass lantern, General Quick Aid apparatus extinguisher, Grether cellar nozzle, 6" Muffin bell, L.A. Co. F.D. brass multi tool, brass sprinkler tongs, early cast spanner/ hydrant wrench, early cast spanner, Civil Defense Radiological Training Kit, Assortment of 9 different tips; Dayton Ky. LT. Badge by Wright, Cincinnati Fire Dept. Annual Reports: 1986 through 1991, Most unusual 19 1/4 " wood paddle marked: "Souvenir Cat Mt. Fire Station Elevation 2361 Wanakena NY", 5 small Currier & Ives prints, brass apparatus extinguisher., Set of 4 pewter coasters 40th Anniversary Miamiville FD, Ohio, Parade cap and belt from Lafayette Engine & Hose Co. No 1 Knoxville, PA with Constitution & Bylaws booklet, brass decanter in the shape of a two handled playpipe with shut off, Gamewell #4 Sector box mounted on board w/red "FIRE" globe, wood hose holder 5' tool with cast loops,spike etc., Sign "Keep this door closed and latched at all times Fire Department Ordinance", Buffalo riveted seam 2 1/2 gal. bldg. extinguisher. MORE TO COME!


Box 2565

Engine 16 Box Responses
Staff member
Additional items include a Cairns hi eagle helmet, shut-off nozzles, Dietz Fire King lantern, and a Texaco Fire Chief helmet.


Box 2565

Engine 16 Box Responses
Staff member
Antique Fire Equipment & Memorabilia Auction
Friday, March 16, 2012, 7:00 P.M.
Preview 6:00P.M.
Cincinnati Air Conditioning Co.
2080 Northwest Dr. Cincinnati, OH 45231
Take I-275 to Exit 36 South on Hamilton Ave. to Left on Northwest Dr.

FOR YOUR COLLECTING PLEASURE: Brass 19th Cent. 6” muffin bell, Manasquan NJ exempt certificate, Unusual souvenir canoe paddle from “Cat Mountain Fire Station Wanakena NY Elev. 2361”, 2 Dietz brass Fire Kings, 1 w/Seagrave, also Dietz Squatty Lantern, Mack apparatus bell w/mount; parade hat, belt & Bylaws booklet Lafayette Engine & Hose Co. No. 1 (Capitol View) Knoxville, PA. Outstanding Presentation silver-plate tureen from the employees of the Eagle Iron Works, Cincinnati, OH. to Miles Greenwood (First fire chief of the Cincinnati Fire Dept.) on the occasion of his 50th Birthday, March 19, 1857. HELMETS: Leather hi-eagles including a SPAWN NY (1876-1879), metal hi-eagles, MSAs, Cairns, Bullard & European brass. FRONTS: Leather. BADGES: Presentation “Hon. Chief Alexandria Bay F.D.”, “Honorary Past Pres. F.D. Hamilton NY”, “Newark FD”, “Herkimer FD”, “Relief Hose Co. 3 Potsdam NY”, “Active Hose Co. Lowville NY”, “Columbia Hghts Hose Co.”, “Rescue No.1 Camden NY”, “Stratford NJ”, “Lairdsville NY”, “Delegate Fountain Fire Co No 1 Hamilton NY”, “LT. Dayton FD Dayton”, “S.F. F.D.” and cap badges for Dallas TX, Richfield Minn., Locke FD, Stratford Fire Co. & Stithville FD. RIBBONS: Maryland Conventions PHOTOS: Several large framed B&W of horse drawn steamers and ladders, early motorized rigs, a collection of 80 color 3x5 FDNY apparatus some with World Trade Towers in background, unusual shot of dog dropping into life net. ALARM EQUIPMENT: Gamewell boxes including a #4 Sector box mounted on a red board with a red globe lettered “FIRE”, sales literature, advertising pieces, etc. Benjamin alarm horn, Police box, AC Marlo bell, industrial pull stations. NOZZLES: Brass hotel tips, UL pipes, brass COLT 2 ½” w/leather handles, AKRON 2 ½” adj. & AKRON chrome ELKHART 2 ½” w/red cord and 2 ½” short style, BUCKEYE 2½” SS w/S/O leather handles and one pipe w/handles & WOOSTER SS tip w/S/O, HARDIE pistol grip, GRETHER Cellar applicator. Brass 36’ foam applicator BOOKS: “Grand Rapids F.D. Centennial”, “Firefighting”, “Chicago Fire Ground Action Vol. 2”, “Fire at War With the Red Devil”, “Fire Engines in Color”, “Fire Trucks American Firefighters on the Street”, “Fire Engines & Fire Fighting”, original “Enjine! Enjine!”, “Arson Detection & Investigation”, “Management of Fire Service Operations”, Calderone’s “The History of Fire Engines”, “100 Years Firefighting Apparatus”, “Fire Trucks in Action”, Semancik’s “Fire Engines” and others. MAGAZINES: “Fire Engineering” June ’26, Oct. ‘34, May ’38; “Fire & Water Engineering” Jan. ’25, “WNYF” 13 issues ’86 – ‘89. EXTINGUISHERS: Tin tubes: Richmond, US, Protection & Kilfyre; wide selection carbon tets. Quick-Aid apparatus, Buffalo, Fyr-Fyter hanging sprinkler, Mini-maxes & more. TOYS: Doepke pumper, Texaco Fire helmet, Buddy L ladder, Tootsietoy, Hubley, Metal Masters, Midgetoy, Matchbox, Manoil, Barbie fire fighter doll & more. TOOLS: Cincinnati hose pole, LA County marked brass multi tool, early tongs, rocker lug spanner, 6’ pike and fire axes. MISCELLANEOUS: MSA all purpose mask, Litebox hand lights, “Central” outlet cap, Federal Roto Ray Model 17 12volt, 10’ metal folding attic ladder and 15’ Pompier ladder, “Fire Extinguisher” & “Fire Alarm signs. Ahrens-Fox telephone, Ertl bank, photos in mixed lots, Ad tear sheets, Pyrene extinguisher paper weight and more!

TERMS: All items sold as is where is; with no guarantees as to age, marketability or fitfulness of purpose. Cash or approved check day of auction. Photo ID required for obtaining a bid number. Payment in full required before removal. Absentee bidders contact the auctioneer for instructions. NOTE: Photos on line at Auctionzip.com enter #3845 in ID box.

5623 Flagstone Way, MILFORD, OH 45150
513-831-6398 OR: email: howdi@fuse.net