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  • Sword Belt and Plate / Sold

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    Sword Belt and Plate - Inventory Number: BEL 251 / Sold

    The regulation 1851 pattern, brass, eagle waist belt plate is the rectangular, concave, detailed plate that measures 84.29 mm long x 52 mm high, the cast brass plate has an integral tongue on the reverse and the three-piece, nickel-silver wreath with the tips reaching above the eagle's wings.  The wreath remains strongly secured to the front face.  The plate face has an even, patina and exhibits well-defined edges.  A beautiful example of this plate.  The original leather belt has quite a history as evident by the addition of sizing holes and period alterations.  Quite possible CS usage.  

    Inventory Number: BEL 251 / Sold