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Belts & Buckles

All uniformed military and Political formations had their own belt & buckle to complete their individual uniform. Most were for daily wear while many were utilitarian, such as with the military where they were used for equipment purposes. Still others were exclusively worn for dress or ceremonial occasions. Buckles consisted of two basic designs, square for Enlisted or member personnel and Round for Officers or officials. Belts varied in material, gauge, color & hardware depending on their use and organization. brass, steel, nickle, aluminum, copper, Heere, Army, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Navy, Waffen-SS, Political, Red Cross, Police, Reichsbahn, Stahlhelm, NSDAP, SA, NSKK, NSKF,DLV, RAD, DAF, SS, HJ, DJ, TENO, NPEA, US Army, USMC, US Navy, Marine Corps, AAF, USAAF, CBI, Airborne, SF, Ranger, 1SSF

Red Cross (DRK) EM Belt & Buckle by OLC

1 Slightly convex, aluminum, one-piece construction German Red Cross (DRK) enlisted buckle. Introduced in January of 1938, it features, against its pebbled, obverse field, an eagle with down-swept wings, clutching a Balkan cross in its talons and with a mobile swastika to its breast, all surrounded by an open-topped wreath of laurels. Reverse maker marked 'OLC'and "Ges. Gesch.," for Gesetzlich Geschützt (By-law Protected); with its original matching size 105cm leather belt stamped 1943 -$225.SOLD



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