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Title Western Air Express Pilot's Holster and Ammunition Belt
Date ca. 1926
Collection Western Airlines Uniforms: Pilots
Object Name Holster
Catalog Number 1987.114.1
Description Item consists of:
A. Holster for a .45 revolver.
B. Ammunition belt.
C-H. 6 empty cartridges
Depth (in) 2.5
Height (in) 11
Width (in) 18.5
Dimension Details Dimensions taken as holster is currently displayed on exhibit
Provenance Western Air Express pilots wore a sidearm to protect the mail.
Search Terms Western Air Express
Western Airlines
Subjects Airline pilots
Guns
Ammunition
Air mail service
Credit line Western Airlines