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Fireman's belt: ocean engine

Object Number: 
INV.9127
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, textile, paint, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 17 x 5 in. ( 5.1 x 43.2 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
applied: across center: "OCEAN ENGINE" applied: center of belt sleeve: "2" painted: reverse: "1398A"
Description: 
Black painted leather fireman's belt with "OCEAN ENGINE" in applied, white painted leather lettering recessed, red painted panel; slide loop with white painted "2" on recessed red shield; center section with black painted textile backing.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group