Fireman's belt: asst. foreman
Leather, textile, paint, metal
Overall: 47 x 2 5/8 x 3/8 in. ( 119.4 x 6.7 x 1 cm )
applied: across center: "ASST FOREMAN" painted: center of belt sleeve: "5" painted: reverse: "2334"
Gold painted leather fireman's belt with "ASST FOREMAN" in applied, gold painted leather lettering on recessed, red painted panel; slide loop with gold painted "5" on recessed red shield; red painted textile backing.
Gift of the Exempt Firemen's Benevolent Fund Association of the 23rd & 24th Wards, 1933
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