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Fireman's belt fragment: exempt 1st Vice President Assn.

Object Number: 
INV.9234
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, metal
Dimensions: 
overall (folded): 25 1/2 x 5 x 3 in. ( 64.8 x 12.7 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
applied: across center of belt: "EXEMPT 1ST VICE PRESIDENT ASSN" applied: center of belt sleeve: "23RD WARD / GAVH" painted: reverse: "2334"
Description: 
Yellow leather fireman's belt with a metal buckle and leather sleeve at one end; red recess across the center with applied leather lettering reading "EXEMPT 1ST VICE PRESIDENT ASSN"; the sleeve has a shield shaped red recess with applied leather lettering reading "23RD WARD / GAVH".
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