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Fireman's belt: exempt trustee assn.

Object Number: 
INV.9117
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, metal
Dimensions: 
overall (as folded): 23 1/4 x 7 x 3 in. ( 59.1 x 17.8 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
applied: "EXEMPT TRUSTEE ASSN" painted: reverse: "2334"
Description: 
Painted yellow leather fireman's belt; red recess in the center with applied painted leather letters reading "EXEMPT TRUSTEE ASSN"; yellow leather binding machine-sewn around outer edges; there is a 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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Fund Association of the 23rd & 24th Wards, 1933
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group