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Title 1st Hyderabad Lancers waist belt buckle
Nationality Indian
Period c 1914

This is a senior NCO's/officer's buckle of the Hyderabad State Cavalry, raised by the Nizam of Hyderabad for service in the Great War. They served in Egypt and the Suez Canal defences from 1914 onwards as an Imperial Service Troop contribution from the Indian princes.

Its condition is generally good, with some wear to the EPNS finish (on base metal), commensurate with its age.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.

[Belt Buckles : Indian : 20th Century]


The badges arrived this morning. Thank you for the prompt delivery and your help...

J H, UK, 13.01.2012

Medal received. The quality is as described (or better).

R D, UK, 11.08.2006