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Belt - Sam Browne

From the Collection of Geelong RSL Sub Branch 50 Barwon Heads Road Belmont Victoria

Description
Leather Belt.
Size
109 cm x 5.0 cm
Object Registration
GRSL225
Keywords
sam browne, belt
Historical information
This is an original belt, however the name on the back is illegible, except for WO1.
The Sam Browne belt is named after Sam Browne who when injured devised the belt to hold a sword and the belt had two shoulder pieces when a pistol was added.
When Made
Early 20th Century
Significance
This is an original Sam Browne belt.
Inscriptions & Markings
On the back of the belt WW1, name is not legible
Last updated
28 Jan 2018 at 3:29PM