Belt History

Representing authority & professionalism.

Pictures

Pictures of the Sam Browne Belt around the world.

Sally Browne Belt

the Female version is back in Fashion

Sam Browne

Read about General Sam Browne & his world

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Sam Browne
 

Sam Browne

General Sam Browne was born in 1824 and died in 1901, aged 76. Sir Samuel James Browne was a man from a different era. The Imperial era. A cavalry officer in the British Indian Army, he received the highest decorations awarded for combat. Sam Browne would also lend his name to a...
Sam Browne Belt
 

Sam Browne Belt

The Sam Browne Belt is a wide belt, held in place by a shoulder strap. This diagonal strap supports the belt and gives a distinctive appearance. Sam Browne Belt – History Invented by General Sam Browne, the belt helped support the weight of the sword carried by officers. The Sam...
Sam Browne Belt Pictures
 

Sam Browne Belt Pictures

North American Sam Browne Belt Pictures:   European Sam Browne Belt Pictures: Fashion:     British & Other Sam Browne Uniforms:   Originally designed to support the weight of a sword, the Sam Browne Belt is moved past this purpose. The Belt now has one purpose, to look distinctive. The broad...
Sally Browne Belt
 

Sally Browne Belt

Women have always worn the Sam Brown Belt as part of uniforms. As law enforcement, soldiers and nurses. Sometimes called a Sally Browne Belt when worn by women. During the interwar years, it became fashionable in its own right. Today the Sally Browne is making a comeback, as the Heldin Belt....

Gen Sam Browne & his Belt

There is something different about the Sam Browne Belt. Unmistakable & Unique. Once common in officer's uniforms, the belt has declined in official use.
However, a century after its heyday, the belt is back in fashion.
The distinctive look of the Sally Browne Belt is now popular with women looking to stand out. The Belt has been revived as the Heldin Belt.