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German Belt Buckle - EM Early War Heer

Stock Status: In Stock

The belt is standard piece of equipment for military personnel, for use in the field and for ceremonial purposes. During World War 2 the standard German belt was made out of leather, the EM (Enlisted Man) belt was designed to carry the soldiers equipment. The early war buckles made by F.R.O. (Franz Reischauer Oberstein) were made from aluminium, but by mid war the material was changed to steel and they were made by different manufactures, the die design was simplified, the back clasp faster was altered and leather tabs were removed. Gott mit uns (God with us) was a phrase commonly used on armour in the German military from the German Empire to the end of the Third Reich.

This is a German early war Heer EM belt buckle, a reproduction based on the version used in World War 2. It is quality made of aluminium, in silver tone semi-shine finish, it has two fastener prongs and catch on the back for fastening to a belt. The front is highly detailed with "Gott mit uns", pebbled pattern edging, and has F.R.O. makers stamp on the back.

The catch fastener on the buckle is designed for early war belt clasps, the buckle may still fit mid war belts depending, but we make no guarantees.

Suitable for re-enactments, as a prop for films and TV, or as part of a militaria collection as a display item.

Authenticity: Reproduction
Size: 6.5L x 4.8H cm approx.
Colour: Silver
Material: Aluminium
Weight: 40 gms approx.
Theatre: WW2

This listing is for the buckle only, other items pictured such as the belt are sold separately.

We will not ship this item to Germany or any countries that have banned this symbol.
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