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Belt holster

Object Number: 
Leather, brass
Overall: 13 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. ( 34.3 x 13.3 cm )
stamped: front: "US" (inside circle border on flap) stamped: back: "PERKINS/CAMPBELL/1917/R.J.M."
Leather and brass belt holster; brown leather holster with two vertical belt slits on back, frog fastened with hook to loop at top back, and flap that fastens to brass stud on front; stamped marks at front and back.
Gallery Label: 
According to an attached label, this belt holster was part of a uniform worn by Major John H. Marsching during World War I.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John H. Marsching, 1948
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group