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Title Algemeine SS enlisted man's buckle
Nationality German
Period c 1930-36
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This is the classic Overhoff & Co buckle for the black uniformed pre-war Algemeine SS. It is marked on the reverse 'O&C GES.GESCH', which is the second type of naming for this firm. In 1936, a polished aluminium buckle was introduced, ending the production of these old nickel silver ones, which were, however, worn throughout the war.

The condition is pretty good for its age; note above all the yellow brazing to the base of the goal post, which is a sure sign of its authenticity when compared especially to the Budapest copies, which have silver-soldered goal posts, amongst other give-away signs.

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


[Belt Buckles : Third Reich : SS Police Fire]

testimonials

My order arrived this morning, thanks for the prompt delivery.

Two excellent original pieces, I must say.

Buckle is in minty condition retaining so much detail esp plummage on eagle's neck and chest, like to see those 'creases' on the legs also... a beautiful example of an early O&C buckle.

Belt is very interesting, rather thin, CROUPON stamped and also behind the tongue...maybe Allegmeine but no SS markings as you state. Beautiful piece none the less.

Thanks for a speedy transaction Chris, I am very happy with my purchase :)

B M, United Kingdom, 26.10.2018

Order received today - many thanks for your swift and efficient service!

M F, UK, 30.03.2010

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