West of England fire insurance mark

Description
This insurance plaque is one of nine designs issued by this Insurance company. All the plaques feature King Alfred, the King of Wessex, who was the emblem for the company. It was originally decorated with black and gold paint.
Accession Loan No.
9/1994/1
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
West of England fire insurance mark
Simple Name
fire mark
Full Name
fire insurance mark, West of England, Exeter
Period Classification
George IV (1820-1830); William IV (1830-1837); Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Year Low
1807
Production Year High
1894
Family Group

Material
iron; paint
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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