Item 2014.5 - Chief Fire Marshall's belt

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US IlHpHS 2014.5


Chief Fire Marshall's belt


  • ca. 1899 (Creation)

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1 item : ca. 127 cm.

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Found by Peddle Electric in dwelling electric closet (address and date unknown) and given to fire marshall.

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Len Fabbri.

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Belt worn by Andrew Bock, Chief Fire Marshall of the Highland Park Fire Deprtment. Raised, embossed leather reads "Chief" on front and raised, embossed letters "HPFD" on fastner.

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  • English

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Leather brittle. Conservation treatment circa 2016.

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  • Box: Offsite