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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.

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

[Belt Buckles : German : 20th Century]


Hi Chris, just to let you know it arrived safely and I am very happy with it, also the condition. I have been looking for a while for that particular style and maker.. Thanks again for everything and I shall now be keeping an eye on your web page.

C A, UK, 28.09.2010

Bayonets arrived safe today. Nice bayonets. Thanks for the good and fast delivery.

M G, Germany, 19.09.2007