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My pearl HJ

Article about: Hello friends. Got the buckle M4/69 Meyer & Wilhelm, Stuttgart. And I consider it the most important discovery in my collection. One performance hallmarks, is delighted.

  1. #11


    Zep, I echo the other guys, a very nice and very rare buckle. Lovely markings and in excellent condition, cracking find mate

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  3. #12


    Jeff, thank you for your interest. Buckle made in steel covered with Nickel.

  4. #13


    Finding a buckle with such rare markings is what makes collecting HJ interesting. Like everyone else I love the buckle.

  5. #14


    Quote by Chad William View Post
    this is an amazing and might I say rare buckle! This is only the 3rd example that I have ever seen or am aware of. This maker must have made very few of these and even fewer have survived. The marking is great and has all of what a collector turns for.. makers name, Maker code and a nice ges. gesch. marking!! We could aprox date this buckle as it was post M4 marking, but before the RZM banned the makers to mark their name or logo. Great find , and thank you for sharing.
    Quote by weller View Post
    Is the buckle completely steel materials? Zep - get out your magnet
    Thank you. Your words are high praise.

  6. #15


    That bird looks very mean and I dont want to pet it, if you give your finger to the bird, it takes the whole arm!
    Thanks for showing and educating me with this kind of super buckles

  7. #16


    Nice buckle, especially the markings. Thanks for showing!
    Mayer & Wilhelm (not Meyer) from Stuttgart had number 69 for many years.
    They are still included in the Herstellungsvorschriften from 1938. In the
    Mitteilungsblatt der RZM, up through the end of 1944, this concern kept
    its permission!
    "Wir sollen auch unser Leben für die Brüder lassen" (1.Joh.3.16):
    zum Gedächtnis Wilhelm Schenk. Er starb fürs Vaterland am 13. Juni 1916

  8. #17


    Wow, what a find. I know the high you're on right now, too bad it only last about a week, huh? And then you need another fix, lol! Yes, the markings are outstanding!!! I'm used to Heer buckles where you need a magnifier to see the markings, and sometimes there are simply none. This is obviously a steel buckle? I like the feel and solidity of a steel buckle, and the way they age.

    Were these chrome or nickel plated? I'm leaning towards chrome because it is still so shiny?

  9. #18


    Thanks again to all for the discussion and congratulations!!!

  10. #19


    Very nice and rare buckle this one, in worse condition, from my collection

    My pearl HJ

    My pearl HJ

    My pearl HJ

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