overall (as folded): 25 3/4 x 2 7/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 65.4 x 7.3 x 4.4 cm )
applied: across center of belt: "EXEMPT CH'R TRUST ASSN"
applied: center of belt sleeve: "23RD WARD / GWK"
painted: back: "2334"
Painted yellow leather fireman's belt; red recess in the center with applied painted leather letters reading "EXEMPT CH'R TRUST ASSN"; yellow leather binding machine-sewn around outer edges;leather strap underneath one end of the belt which buckles onto metal buckle on opposite end, which is secured to the belt with one metal stud; the belt at the strap end slips into belt sleeve at the buckle end; the belt sleeve has a red shield shaped recess with "23RD WARD / GWK" at the center.
Gift of the Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Fund Association of the 23rd & 24th Wards, 1933
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