FIRE FIGHTING

                  We present here a selection of items on the topic of fire fighting.

                 All are currently in stock and should be ordered by quoting the item number.

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          Fire 1.        Australia 1983 Fire fighting Appliances set complete.          US$4

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         Fire 2.      Isle of Man 1991 Fire fighting Appliances set complete.      US$6

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        Fire 3.    Nicaragua 1983 Fire fighting Appliances set complete.      US$4

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                 Fire 4.      Nicaragua 1985 Fire fighting Appliances set complete.        US$4

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                    Fire 5.    Kampuchea 1987 Fire fighting Appliances set complete.          US$5

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                   Fire 6.     New Zealand 1977 Fire fighting  set complete.        US$2

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    Fire 7.    New Zealand 1977 Fire fighting  set on first day Cover.         US$3

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            Fire 8.     New Zealand 1985 cover carried by Fire Engine in Parade with special postmark     US$3

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               Fire 9.   New Zealand 1987 cover for Hutt Valley  Fire Brigade Competitions    US$6

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Fire 10.        New Zealand 1976 & 1979 Beer labels for Brigade Centenaries       US$6

 

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      Fire 11.     New Zealand set of 8 historic Black and white fire fighting picture postcards.     US$4

Note: The above postcards are a set issued in 1985 by the Christchurch Fire Brigade to mark their 125th Anniversay of Service.

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             Fire 12.       New Zealand 1995 phonecard (Unused) issued by NZ Fire Commission      US$3

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        Fire 13.     United Kingdom 1973 set of fire fighting Appliances       US$4

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        Fire 14.  New Zealand 1985 generic postcard with special brigade postmark     US$2

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             Fire 15.      New Zealand 1986  Hastings Fire Brigade Cover with pictorial postmark    US$5

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Fire 16.    2003 (Sept 21st) Pictorial postmark for Lahnstein Village Free Fire Brigade.      US$5

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Brazil 1991 Fire Brigade homage

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Brazil 1992 Volenteer Brigade tower

        Fire 17.       Brazil  pair of above 1991 & 1992 stamps mint.           US$2

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                Fire 18.      New Zealand 1981 envelope for Hawkes Bay Earthquake       US$3

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           Fire 19.    New Zealand. 1997 National Brigade championships at Petone envelope.   US$4

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Fire 20.    New Zealand 2002 World Firefighters Games cover signed by champion.    US$10

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The above cover is autographed by Scott Gamble of Perth, Australia who won the title "Toughest Firefighter Alive" at the 2002 World Firefighters Games in Christchurch. More than 150 firefighters competed for this title from amongst the 2,000 firefighters competing in various events.

Only 50 covers were signed.

                NEW ZEALAND FIRE RELATED POSTAL SLOGANS

                       The following postal slogans from the 1950's and 1960's are now very difficult to source. they make a  great addition to any thematic collection.

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Fire 21.      "Careless Match - Means - Forest Fire" Slogan.       US$3

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Fire 22.    "Fire Safety - Means - Family Security" Slogan.       US$3

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Fire 23. "Keep New Zealand Green - Prevent Forest Fires" Slogan.   US$3

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Fire 24.      "Protect Forests From Fire" Slogan.       US$3

 

The following fire theme postal slogans were used only at the Hawke's Bay Mail Exchange of the North Island East Coast of New Zealand. We offer them on commercially used envelopes.

 

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      Fire 25.       "C'mon Guys, Get Firewise" Slogan.                  US$2
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Fire 26.    "If there is a fire Get out, Stay out - Dial 111" Slogan.   US$2
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 Fire 27.     "Install smoke alarms, they save lives" Slogan.        US$2
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Fire 28.     "Protect what you value, be fire safe" Slogan.         US$2
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Fire 29.   "When did you last check the battery in your smoke alarm?" Slogan.   US$2

                See also our page for McMurdo Fire Department - The world's southernmost.

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