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Sword Belt - Officer, Victorian Permanent Artillery, 1893 Object Reg. No: ST 042025

Summary:
Officer's Sword Belt with slings. Worn by an officer in the Victorian Permanent Artillery, 1893.
Description:
Brown leather belt with two bands of gold wire stitched around upper and lower edges. Simple brass loop to adjust length. Circular buckle with Victorian cross and stars surrounded by motto, attached to belt with stylized floral clasps. Two brown leather sword slings with gold wire stitching along edges, attached to the belt by simple metal hoops.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Major Edward (Ted) Millett, 1994
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 3.7 cm (Width), 94 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Sling lengths: 70.6 and 36.

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Tagged with: uniforms
Themes this item is part of: Victorian Colonial Military, 1854-1901, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Victorian Artillery (AKA Royal Victorian Volunteer Artillery Regiment or Permanent Artillery Corps)
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: uniform accoutrements
Inscriptions: On buckle: AUT PACE AUT BELLO VICTORIA
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, 1893

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