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Title Weimar armed forces waist belt clasp, other ranks
Nationality German
Period c 1925-36
Price £70.00

This relatively uncommon die-struck steel example has a blue-grey finish to the front, suggesting possible navy use, with a field-grey finish to the reverse. A nickel version of this buckle (for parade and walking out) is occasionally found with a field-grey finish.

This design replaced the old Prussian one circa 1925 and was widely used by the navy as a combat buckle, their parade version being in brass.

It is stamped 'OEL' to the reverse, which may stand for 'Offenberg - Engels & Co, Ludenscheid'. The size of the lettering (larger than normal) may indicate post-war ownership by this factory for use on a display board or as a sample.

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


[Belt Buckles : German : 20th Century]

testimonials

The knot has arrived safely and it looks great thank you.

J G, New Zealand, 06.02.2012

Just to let you know the two propelling pencils, in the form of pistols, have just arrived in the condition you sent them. Thank you very much indeed for your excellent and prompt service, and I will keep a look out on your site for any other pencils you may have for sale in the future.

M H, UK, 09.02.2011

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