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Opinions on Luftwaffe belt and buckle

Article about: Hello all, I have been offered this complete belt but wanted to know your thoughts before I go ahead. Unfortunately these are all the photos I have at the moment - I can't make out any marki

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    Hello all,
    I have been offered this complete belt but wanted to know your thoughts before I go ahead. Unfortunately these are all the photos I have at the moment - I can't make out any markings on the rear of the buckle but have asked the seller to look and see if there is any.

    Many thanks in advance for opinions,

    Chris.
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    looks ok to me.

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    Not much subtle details in the photos, but from what I can see, it looks to be okey. Better photos would be a help, though. How much are they asking for it?
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    Thanks for your replies gents!

    I have been asked to make an offer for it, it is a private sale. I am fairly happy with the look of the belt but I am way less confident at spotting a good buckle from a bad buckle!

    Chris.

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    I would get more pics of the buckle to be honest, could be ok but looking at the pics the prongs look brass and the tropical tab with a silver buckle or is it grey, just be sure before you buy
    Ben

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    Thanks for taking a look, Ben.

    I have requested some additional pictures

    Cheers, Chris.

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    Looking foreword to seeing more photos. This could be a rare buckle. I think Angolia shows a silver painted Luftwaffe with a white web tab in his revised edition. This tab looks like a tan color but it could just be from age.

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    Here are some better photos (taken by me). The buckle seems to be marked BG and 41 and has a tropical? tab which is light in colour.
    The belt looks like it is tool marked L.B.A. (S)?

    Both look period TR to me but, I am a self proclaimed novice on belts and buckles

    Hope you guys can shed some light,

    Many thanks in advance,

    Chris.
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    Chris, belt is original but the buckle is the star, these are like hens teeth, I have seen one in a book and my friend owns another one, the maker is Gustav Brehmer and originally had silver wash on it, very nice and rare buckle my friend, good find
    Ben

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    Quote by Ben Evans View Post
    Chris, belt is original but the buckle is the star, these are like hens teeth, I have seen one in a book and my friend owns another one, the maker is Gustav Brehmer and originally had silver wash on it, very nice and rare buckle my friend, good find
    Wow! I had no idea mate, I searched a few dealers websites to see if I could find a match to the makers mark but couldn't find anything. Thanks so much for taking a look (again) I'm chuffed it's turned out to be a good catch!

    Chris.

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