Close Proximity Suit [Fire Service]


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Description
Silver coloured close proximity full body suit, used by fire fighters. Suit has a front facing zip up the body, splits up the cuff of the leg with an attached white strap and buckle, Both cuffs at the end of the sleeves of the arms have white straps. One buckle is attached to the proper right shoulder and strap to the proper left shoulder, there is more material at the back of the suit to fit fire-fighting equipment and a split at the back of the collar. Interior lining of the collar is a cream colour and interior of the suit is a dark navy blue wool. Handwritten on the interior collar reads, '803-B'. Made of aluminized nomex.
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Aluminium
Processed Material/Textile/Wool
Signature/Marks and Type
803-B Hand-written
Accession No
2013.408
Credit Line
Close Proximity Suit [Fire Service], 2013.408. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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