A brown leather belt for use with Sam Browne equipment. The buckle has two prongs. A brass stud secures the end of the belt.
This belt was designed by British Officer Samuel Browne VC after losing his arm in battle. Still serving in the army he wanted to be able to carry both this revolver and sword into battle. First worn by New Zealand soldiers in the early 1900s. After World War One it had limited use.
Maximum Dimension: 1040mm
Subject Area: Social Science, Technology
Subject Themes: War, Conflict, Uniform, Costume, Men, Military
Handling Collection Number: HC82