About this objectHeavy duty brown 55 mm wide belt with brass buckle fitted with two prongs. A single brass stud keeper and a leather keeper to hold the end of the belt in place.
The belt is fitted with 4 'D' rings attached with a leather strap and brass studs. One brass hook is attached to fit a sword scabbard. The belt is lined to cover the attachments.
There is a 30 mm wide leather shoulder strap that is attached to the 'D' rings on the belt, which goes diagonally across the shoulder.
The belt has 'F.A. King' printed in ink on the inside of the belt in two places, and also on the shoulder strap.
Medium and MaterialsLeather
Inscription and Marks'F.A. King'
W: 55 mm
L: 120 mm
W: 30 mm
L: 87 mm
Subject and Association KeywordsClothing
Subject and Association KeywordsWeapons accessories
Subject and Association DescriptionThe belt is named after Sam Brown, a 19th century British Army Officer in India. The shoulder strap held the belt waist band in place to carry the sword and scabbard.