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Catalog Number 01042.2
Object Name Belt, Sam Browne
Title Capt Flavelle First World War Sam Browne Belt
Description Dark brown leather Sam Browne belt with brass buckles and buttons. Machine manufactured. Belt is wider and curved at one end and slimmer and tapered at the other. Two parallel rows of 8 belt holes provide closure options. Bottom prong of belt buckle is missing. Leather strap attaches to belt at left hip crosses in front of body diagonally over the right shoulder (under epaulette) and crosses diagonally back to left hip on reverse side.
Material Brass/Leather
Dimensions W-5.4 L-105 cm
Search Terms Sam Browne
Belt
166th Battalion
Uniforms
World War, 1914-1918
Uniform
Condition Fair
Condition Notes leather is cracked and scratched intermittently, most significantly around areas of stress such as near buckle and holes. Bottom prong of belt buckle missing.
Event World War, 1914-1918
People Flavelle, Joseph Ellsworth
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