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Fireman's belt

Object Number: 
INV.9235ab
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, metal
Dimensions: 
overall (folded): 17 3/8 x 3 x 1 3/4 in. ( 44.1 x 7.6 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
applied: across center of belt: "CHIEF ENGINEER"
Description: 
Red and yellow leather fireman's belt in two pieces; red recess across center with applied metal lettering reading "CHIEF ENGINEER"; the two ends have metal clasp fasteners for closure, each end has a belt sleeve to allow adjustment of the belt's length.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group