Original WWII German Political Leaders Belt Buckle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified
Original WWII German Political Leaders Belt Buckle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The circular Political Leader’s buckle was introduced in 1940. A stamped, gold-washed aluminum belt buckle features a spread-winged eagle with a wreathed, mobile swastika in its talons. Encircling the eagle is a wreath of oak leaves, which the eagle’s wings extend into. To its solid, concave reverse is a buckle catch, opposite of which is crimped a keeper in the form of an open, vertical rectangle. Seen from the obverse, the inner bar of the keeper is decorated with an oak leaf motif. Embossed above the catch and crimped keeper to the reverse is an RZM, “Reichszeugmeisterei” (National-materiel-control-office), logo, alongside of which is “M4/22” Maker mark. In good condition with slight loss to the gold wash (see photos). Typical age toning and some storage wear. a very Nice example. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945. Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our web site. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.