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Prussian Buckle with field repaired/modified leather belt

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    Hi guys,

    This is my first buckle and my first belt ever. It seems to me to be a completely original WW1 Prussian buckle with remains of Feldgrau paint and an honest old belt that has seen some field reparation/modification of the tongue by the use of copper wire it looks like to me. I can not spot any maker marks on either belt or buckle, only a "100" size stamp is visible to me right above the tip of the tongue.

    I would appreciate all help, input and opinions that members here have to offer tremendously! I am as already stated entirely new to German belts and buckles.



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    Here some photos showing both sides of the the repair/modification of the tongue by copper wire. Note the empty holes in the belt behind the tongue:


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    Thank you very much!


    Hochachtungsvoll,

    Kenneth S-H.

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    I like this. I have seen this kind of repair before. It is just what they had there. Doug

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    Hi KSH, it looks a good set to me. Check out this thread for more WW1 buckle info,

    http://www.warrelics.eu/forum/imperi...ckles-10285-6/

    Cheers,

    Richard.

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    Quote by DerKerl View Post
    I like this. I have seen this kind of repair before. It is just what they had there. Doug



    Quote by DUJAILAH View Post
    Hi KSH, it looks a good set to me. Check out this thread for more WW1 buckle info,

    http://www.warrelics.eu/forum/imperi...ckles-10285-6/

    Cheers,

    Richard.
    Thank you very much for your replies! Richard, I see you have great insights into these things - would I be right to call my buckle a late WW1 steel buckle? Any chance of identifying the pattern closer (1917/1918?)?


    Hochachtungsvoll,

    Kenneth S-H.

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    Hi KSH, looking at mine I would have said the buckle is circa 1916/17; but it's impossible to say without a tab. All you really say is that it's an M16, Cheers, Richard.

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    Quote by DUJAILAH View Post
    Hi KSH, looking at mine I would have said the buckle is circa 1916/17; but it's impossible to say without a tab. All you really say is that it's an M16, Cheers, Richard.
    Thanks a lot!


    Hochachtungsvoll,

    Kenneth S-H.

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