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Title German army issue combat belt, aluminium buckle
Nationality German
Period 1938
Currently under offer

This is the first pattern Heer aluminium issue waist buckle, stamped 'FLL' near the catch (for Friedrich Linden Co of Ludenscheid). The leather tag is faintly stamped 1938. These belts were worn in all the early campaigns: Poland 1939, France 1940 and in the beginning of the Russian campaign of 1941.

The pressed steel buckles were introduced in 1940 with the leather tag continuing in production until 1942. Little remains of the apple green face paint, with rather more showing on the reverse.

The belt leather is 89 cm long, with a steel hook. The original leather tongue has gone, no doubt when the belt was shortened. Extra holes have been added to render this new arrangement serviceable. This apart, the leather is in excellent shape

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


[Belt Buckles : Third Reich : Army]

testimonials

Hi arrived safely packaged well very pleased with it will look great on my relic lebel when finished thank you

M B, UK, 24.05.2016

Hi Chris, just to let you know it arrived safely and I am very happy with it, also the condition. I have been looking for a while for that particular style and maker.. Thanks again for everything and I shall now be keeping an eye on your web page.

C A, UK, 28.09.2010

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