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

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my bayonet arrivd safely at 11.30am!...

Its fabulous!!...in the condition I'm always looking for... and as with all the other bayonets I've bought from you in the past I'm more than happy with it!!

S A, UK, 12.07.2013

Received eagle today, exellent and well wrapped, thank you.

D T, UK, 15.02.2006

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