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Title Fife & Forfar Yeomanry officer's waist belt clasp
Nationality Scottish
Period c 1890
Price £175.00

This belt buckle would have been worn by an officer with the dress uniform up to WW1. To my knowledge, it is the only belt buckle which displays a mounted figure, with the exception of the St Martin's Volunteers of the Westminster Rifles from a slightly earlier era (the 1860s).

The EPNS finish is somewhat worn, but overall the details of the knight's costume and his horse barding are still reasonably sharp. It is missing the female loop, which is all too often the case with these buckles.

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


[Belt Buckles : Scottish : 19th Century]

testimonials

It got here this morning, presumably delayed by the holidays. It is perfect, indeed better than I was expecting.

G W, USA, 11.01.2012

Excellent information, Chris, you've been making a big effort! I will spell it out more closely (I'm a historian!) and don't think Bezdek can add much more.

A C, Belgium, 26.06.2005

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