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Title Prussian infantry belt buckle, 1896 model
Nationality German
Period c 1914
Price £50.00

This standard buckle is the 45 mm width variety, which in 1896 replaced the earlier 50 mm width variety of 1848. It would have been worn on a russet brown leather belt at the beginning of WW1, which soon changed to black leather during the course of the war. The same thing happened with the jackboot.

There is a medium sized dent to the crown. The tag is in good shape apart from a small break at the hinge and some shrinkage, the stitching appears intact.

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[Belt Buckles : German : 20th Century]

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[It] got in [arrived]! It's a fine piece.

G V, Belgium, 11.08.2008

Incredibly, I received your shipment today. Super fast delivery, I was expecting it on Saturday. The helmet was, as you said, 100%. The side cap is excellent also...

L T, USA, 08.06.2006

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