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Title First World War Sam Browne Belt
Date / /
Description Brown leather Sam Browne belt with brass buckles and buttons. Machine manufactured. Belt includes small leather pouch attached at waist on proper right. Leather strap and holster for handgun is attached over left hip. Leather strap secures belt crossing diagonally across the body from proper left of belt over right shoulder - secured under epaulette - and crosses diagonally in the back to reattach at left hip. Belt is decorated with machine embroidery.
Catalog Number 01030.3
Object Name Belt, Sam Browne
Material Leather/Brass
Year Range from 1914
Year Range to 1919
Dimensions H-43.307 W-2.126 inches
Search Terms 255th Battalion
Belt
Uniforms
World War, 1914-1918
Uniform
Condition Good
Condition Notes Brown/black stain on leather - presumably by contact of brass buckles, leather is scratched and pouch is significantly mottled (water damage?) in appearance. Some of the brass buckles are tarnished and green.
Event World War, 1914-1918
People Kirkpatrick, Arthur E
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