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Officer's Sword Belt with Shoulder Strap

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Title

Officer's Sword Belt with Shoulder Strap

Subject

Belts (Clothing); Uniforms; Navy

Description

Leather sword belt of Daniel J. Condon, Cdr USN Ret. The belt was brought up by divers. It is a black, cowhide belt with a brass, circular buckle, phlange for sword and hanging strap. The phlange is attached on the left inside by a black leather strip and has a slit through which the sword hung. The hanging strap consists of two parts connected by two 1 3/4" brass tension clips. The buckle is round with a leaf design around the border and in the center is the Navy eagle surrounded by a row of thirteen stars and a braided circle.

Creator

Anderson, Aengus

Source

USS Arizona Collection (AZ 517)

Date

1941-12-07

Contributor

Donated by Dr. Daniel Condon, a medical officer on the Arizona.

Rights

Permission to use must be obtained from the University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections.

Format

jpeg

Type

Digital photo

Identifier

AZ 517 Box 42 Item 9, Accession # 59-1-1

Coverage

Pearl Harbor (Hawaii)

Files

USS Arizona Artifacts 06.jpg
USS Arizona Artifacts 07.jpg

Citation

Anderson, Aengus , “Officer's Sword Belt with Shoulder Strap,” Special Collections Online Exhibits, accessed December 5, 2021, https://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/online-exhibits/items/show/823.

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