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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.


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testimonials

The goods are safely in and I am delighted. Many thanks for the outstanding handling of this order and I hope we can do many more.

M R, USA, 03.04.2009

Yes, arrived safe and sound, very nice, and very interesting. Have a couple of friends in the States slavering over the pictures, one of them loves searching old lists, etc. If I can tie it down more definitely will let you know.

N R, UK, 19.10.2005

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