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Fireman's belt: ocean hose

Object Number: 
INV.9124
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, paint, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 42 x 2 3/4 x 5/8 in. ( 106.7 x 7 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
applied: across center: "OCEAN HOSE" applied: center of belt sleeve: "2" painted: reverse: "1398A"
Description: 
Black leather fireman's belt with "OCEAN HOSE" in applied, gold painted leather lettering on recessed, red painted panel; slide loop with white(?) painted "2" on recessed red shield.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group