Great 1870’s Torrent Engine Co. Parade Belt from Fisherville, New Hampshire, which is now part of Concord, became Penacook in 1883. The leather parade belt is black, white, and red and the front reads: “FISHERVILLE N H” and the reverse reads: “TORRENT”. The belt was made by Boston saddler, James Logan.
Approximately 44” x 2 ˝”
Multi-piece sewn leather
Leather strap and buckle
This is from a New Hampshire fire and rescue collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAHHX14 LCGEX2/15 SLCDEX7/16
6+ (Fine—Very Fine): Belt has seen wear, leather is delicate, some areas of separation and loss have occurred. A section of the letter ‘R’ in Torrent and the letter ‘E’ in Fisherville are missing. There is an old repair to a split in the belt.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.