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Axe case

From the Collection of Ballarat Fire Brigade Corner Barkly & East Streets Ballarat East Victoria

Description
Brown leather case designed to carry firemans axe on his belt. Case is stitched around the edges and has 4 brass rivets holding it together. A central brass dome headed botton acts as the clasp and goes through a hole located in the cover. On the rear side is 2 belt loops which are also riveted to the case. The number 11 is writen inside the cover in red ink.
Size
240mm W x 120mm H
Object Registration
021.3
Keywords
w g jamieson, ballarat fire station, axe case
Historical information
Makes up part of the firemans belt that was owned by Senior Firefighter (S/F) W.G. Jamieson who was stationed at Ballarat Fire Station as part of the permanent staff.
Inscriptions & Markings
11 (inside cover flap)
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM