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Title Scots Guards levee waist belt clasp
Nationality Scottish
Period c 1890

This nice firegilt example is the levee sword belt buckle, worn with the sword at court instead of the white buff baldrick (normally worn in the field). A relatively rare survivor from the mid-19th century. There is a very similar example at the National Army Museum, Chelsea, London.

The green enamel is a little a/f, but the gilding is largely in good shape.

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

[Belt Buckles : Scottish : 19th Century]


Just a quick mail to let you know the medals arrived today, very pleased with them and your service.

S S, UK, 10.03.2010

Just to let you know the sword arrived today. Great condition, really chuffed with it. Many thanks.

S W, UK, 20.03.2007