Monday, July 30, 2012

Old Fire Safety Sign

Star of David on a Coal Iron
Meaning: old fire -safety sign
Reason: in alchemy triangle with its one point turning up represents Fire while the opposite triangle  represents water and together they represents fire-water (alcohol). 
for new fire -safety signs See: 
Courtesy of (c) Pietro Bisenzi 2012

After I published this post Pietro Bisenzi sent me another item from his collection of things related to ironing. 
It is a Sad Iron which carries the date 1877, six petaled star surrounded by a circle and a star of David surrounded by a circle

Sabina Saad sent me a link about sad irons: