Full dress sword belt : Captain J C T Glossop, Royal Navy

Collection ID RELAWM14955.003
Collection type Heraldry
Title Full dress sword belt : Captain J C T Glossop, Royal Navy
Object type Personal Equipment
Maker Moore, Scantlebury & Coote

Captain's full dress sword belt. Black leather belt, 40 mm wide, has two slings 25 mm wide. All are covered with black silk webbing and are embroidered with three gold bullion thread stripes. The buckles and hooks are gilded brass, as is the circular clasp, which has embossed laurel leaf edges and an anchor and king's crown in the centre. The clasp is impressed inside 'S.S.'. The free end of the belt is stamped inside with gold lettering 'MOORE, SCANTLEBURY & COOTE NAVAL OUTFITTERS "THE HARD" PORTSEA, & 47. CONDUIT STREET LONDON. W.'. A narrow leather strap and gilt buckle on the inside of the belt allows the length of the belt to be adjusted at the clasp end.