Gorgeous, 1890's British 16th Lancers Officer's Mess Dress Belt Buckle in Fire Gilt Brass
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Gorgeous, 1890's British 16th Lancers Officer's Mess Dress Belt Buckle in Fire Gilt Brass

Code: emu00008bb

$395.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Gorgeous 1890's British 16th Lancers Officer's Mess Dress Belt Buckle in fire gilt brass. Original owner initials engraved on reverse: "H.T." The buckle depicts the 16th Lancers emblem surrounded by gorgeous 3D-like floral details. Mess uniforms first appeared in the British Army in about 1845. The original purpose was to provide a relatively comfortable and inexpensive alternative to the stiff and elaborate full-dress uniforms then worn by officers for evening social functions such as regimental dinners or balls.

VINTAGE: Circa 1890's

SIZE: 1 1/2" x 2 3/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Fire gilt brass.

ATTACHMENT: Belt loop, clip.

MARKINGS: H.T.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a small British Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VBJEX14 LCIEX10/14

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The belt buckle shows surface wear, gilt brass is bright, overall excellent condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.