Pipes and Drum Firefighter Sign in Vintage by Fire and Axes, Made in America. Just like our Irish brothers, in the early 1800’s the Scottish couldn’t find work in America. They also took the dirty, dangerous, unwanted jobs……firefighting. When they immigrated they brought many of their traditions with them, the Great Highland Bagpipes being one. Pipes and Drum Firefighter Sign in Vintage by Fire and Axes are made in America. It wasn’t uncommon for several Scottish firefighters to be killed in the line of duty at once. Bagpipes were often played at their funerals. And so the Scottish made their impression on firefighting in America.
No one can escape the feeling of hearing the Pipe and Drum Corps playing. The sound of the pipes, the cadence of the drums. These sounds and images have become as much a part of the American fire service as red fire trucks. The Pipe and Drum firefighter shirts have all the iconic images of this culture. A plaid background on a Maltese cross, the bagpipes and the firefighter playing them. Kilt and the crest on the traditional firefighter helmet. Pipes and Drum Firefighter 12″ x 15″ Sign in Vintage by Fire and Axes are available now and ready to ship and help you show your pride in the Pipe and Drum.
This design is dedicated to the Scotts and the mark they made on American firefighting, kilt and all. Pipe and Drum by Fire and Axes. The Great Highland Bagpipes, whether you play them or not, they are a part of the fire service.
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Because of the custom design and manufacture of this USA Made sign please allow 3-4 weeks for its completion prior to shipment. USPS tracking information will be provided upon shipment from our offices.
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