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Spanish American War Blue Cartridge belt

Article about: Hello everyone, Recently I came across this belt in a flea market. I am pretty sure this is a Spanish American war belt for the 45-70 government. The Krag ones I know of had double loops and

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    Hello everyone,

    Recently I came across this belt in a flea market. I am pretty sure this is a Spanish American war belt for the 45-70 government. The Krag ones I know of had double loops and this one is a single. The only thing is, there is no manufacturer or marks. I picked up fairly cheap but I have no idea if this is real and what they go for in todays market.

    Prost!

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    The brass looks new - possibly a repro.........?
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    That's what I said, but there is some tarnish on it. The seller mentioned she had found it in an attic with a bunch of original Victorian outfits which she was also selling there. She did not really know what she had.

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    Repro, by the looks of it.

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    Here is another shot of it, it looks woven.
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    Looks like an original to me mills made tons of these belts during the late 1800s could you post a picture of the buckle to confirm my thoughts

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    Sure thing, it is the C type closure without a square buckle. Lemme see if I can get a picture of it open.
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    Looks like it could be good, but for cheap its a good deal

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